Added by Yasmina Mrabet on March 18, 2013 at 8:11am — No Comments
Interested in Facilitating for Connection Point Dialogues? Read more here!
Facilitators are crucial components of a dialogue, and vital to the success of such a process. Dialogues that utilize web-based platforms cut across physical boundaries and can bring people together who may not otherwise have the opportunity to meet in person. Facilitating dialogues…
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 26, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments
Peace X Peace Hosts Five Film Screenings of Within the Eye of the Storm in the D.C. Area!
A new documentary of a Palestinian and Israeli father whose young daughters were killed by the conflict. Come meet them and see how these enemies reach across the deepest of wounds to become friends and break the cycle of retaliation. Bassam and Rami will be present at all film screenings as well as the director, Shelly Hermon.…Continue
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 20, 2013 at 5:56pm — No Comments
THIS IS WHAT SOCIAL CHANGE LOOKS LIKE! JOIN THE DIALOGUES!
Participating in the Connection Point Dialogues program will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of…Continue
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 14, 2013 at 10:17pm — No Comments
By Dania Shahzad
“To be clear, Islam does not forbid women and men from talking to one another, but asks that they practice modesty and remain within the limits that Sharia has set.”
Walking down the school hallways as a young Muslim girl I used to see guys and girls holding hands, or a girl standing by her locker crying as her boyfriend…Continue
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on April 11, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments
-By Yasmina Mrabet
Connection Point Manager
When it comes to Arab and Muslim women, the mainstream Western media has exaggerated and in many cases completely fabricated a slew of ideas that lie at two extreme ends of a spectrum. At one end, women are…Continue
“The need for coverage in crisis situations, for example during bombings, turns regular citizens into reporters.”…
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 21, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
“In a lot of ways the needs of Egyptian women are the needs of all Egyptians.”
Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviews Dr. Laura Bier, professor at Georgia Tech, about her thoughts on the role of Islamic feminism and the challenges and opportunities for women in post-revolutionary Egypt. Her responses are below.
What do you see as the…Continue
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on January 24, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments