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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.
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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