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Year-Round Transformation

2016 was a tumultuous year, with lots of changes for our organization, our communities, our nation, and the world.  The US Presidential Election held a mirror up to the conflict,

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Alumni Perspective: Why Standing Rock Matters

By Amanda Andrews, Building Bridges Middle East US 2013-2015 and Current Alumni Fellowship Member
In this era of social justice and progressive movements, it can be hard to keep up with

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Join us on Friday, April 17th

Join us in Denver on Friday, April 17th for our 10th annual Circles of Change Awards event. By celebrating others’ accomplishments each year, we hope to demonstrate that positive change

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A letter from Jen and Erin

Dear Friends,

A few years ago we set an ambitious goal: to deepen Building Bridges programs and to allocate more resources where the majority of our community members live, in Israel

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Colorado and MEUS participants are teaching others the Building Bridges skills and approaches they have learned.

Colorado and MEUS participants are teaching others the Building Bridges skills and approaches they have learned. Since school resumed last September they have: facilitated open race dialogues in school; brought

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Thursday, July 31

To our Building Bridges community:
After we made the heartbreaking decision to cancel our summer Middle East/U.S. program, we were overwhelmed by the kindness and support you showed us. We were

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Ready to Listen

In Jerusalem, Odessa, and Ferguson, in our communities, in our neighborhoods, in our schools, and even within our families, the assumptions we make about one another drive us apart. Building

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A heartbreaking decision

Dear friends,
Last week was heart-wrenching. We made the difficult decision to make a major change to the nature of our upcoming Middle East /U.S. summer session. In consideration of the

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Now is the time to do Building Bridges’ work

To our Building Bridges community,
Along with the rest of the world, we are watching the violence in Israel and Palestine with enormous fear and sadness. And, we are in contact

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Sisterhood, Segregation & Safe Spaces

By Fadumo Adan
When I was taking a Community Organizing and Development class this past spring, a friend of mine asked if I was doing anything over the summer. I didn’t

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