Musical Break!

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Making music

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_5YA2RddE0?hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=349] While in Santiago, we stayed with a host family of our close friend, Eric.  Eric is a Dominican, studying Music Therapy in New Orleans at Loyola University with his colleague Alex Legges.   These guys were doing such amazing work around the city, outside of our work in Recrear, that we asked them to come do a […]

Lesson 3: Get Silly!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2ie_8kFxFQ?hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=349]   3) Get Silly While working to inspire a community to make a lasting change for themselves, when the community has never thought critically about the possibility to start a movement from within; it could be easily forgotten that the best work stems from the work you do while having fun.  We are […]

Video Conference to Carleton University

Yesterday, An-Najah students participated in a videoconference with students from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Recrear, an international non-governmental organization focused on helping youth around the world, implemented the session with 100+ students at the university. This was one session of a two weeks long training workshop, ‘RecrearApply!’. “It’s an incredible opportunity for the community […]