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The Twinned Peace Sports Schools program has reached over 20,000 children and youth, boys and girls, Arabs and Jews, Israelis and Palestinians over the last 20 years.

LongBoarding4Peace Young Leadership Program

 
Project Aim

This project fosters values of peace and coexistence between Jeiwsh and Arab youngsters from Jaffa, by improving attitudes toward the "other" and diffusing stereotypes using the tool of longboard skating. The participants develop cross cultural communication skills, learn the language of the "other" and take part in young leadership workshops.

How it Works

15 nine and tenth graders from Jaffa, of Jewish and Arab backgrounds, will take part in longboard training with professional coaches. Integrated in this training are also community and leadership workshops. After completing this program, the participants are invited join the Peres Center's sports department as young leaders.

 

 

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The Peres Center For Peace
132 Kedem St., Tel Aviv-Jaffa,
68066 Israel
info@peres-center.org
+972-3-568-0680
www.peres-center.org

 

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