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Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk people

Aug. 31, 2016 3:02 pm

Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk

"I can't help but think about what my life would have been like if we had never come here," said the ROAR for Good cofounder in the talk. "I was given a chance to transform my birth lottery ticket, and I did."
Al-Bustan is Philly’s beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump’s age of hate purpose

Jul. 12, 2016 12:25 pm

Al-Bustan is Philly’s beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump’s age of hate

Founder Hazami Sayed believes anti-Arab sentiment is a product of misunderstanding. The solution? Show students the beauty of the Arab world by engaging them with its art, culture and language — and local funders are loving it.
These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism” people

Jul. 12, 2016 8:15 am

These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism”

Newly minted Pew Center for Arts & Heritage fellows Jennifer Kidwell, Tiona McClodden and Heidi Saman explain the role philanthropy plays in funding American art.
Local Foundations Support Al-Bustan’s Arab and Middle Eastern Cultural Programming funding

Aug. 20, 2014 11:33 am

Local Foundations Support Al-Bustan’s Arab and Middle Eastern Cultural Programming

Moffet Elementary School students. Photo by Dana Scherer The West Philadelphia-based Al-Bustan has promoted Arab and Middle Eastern cultural awareness for the last twelve years. Having started as a summer day camp, its educational programming has since expanded to include ongoing classes at John Moffet Elementary School and Northeast High School, as well as shorter-term workshops […]

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