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World Refugee Day is Every Day

World Refugee Day is Every Day

Last week we celebrated World Refugee Day, honoring the strength, resilience, and courage of refugees everywhere. As an organization, we celebrate world refugee day every day and we are dedicated to the rights of all refugees. We are deeply committed to uplifting both their voices and their […]

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Notes from Home: A San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Concert for LEAP – June 23

Notes from Home: A San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Concert for LEAP – June 23

Attention San Francisco Bay Area Friends of LEAP:  Join the Aswat Ensemble and the World Harmony Chorus on June 23rd for a night of music, community, and fun benefitting the LEAP Program! In honor of refugee awareness month, the “Notes from Home” benefit concert will raise funds […]

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Show Up for Refugee Youth Today!

Show Up for Refugee Youth Today!

I hope this message finds you all in good spirits, despite the ongoing tragedies taking place in Palestine and across our many communities. Our hearts remain with the brave in Gaza who struggle tirelessly demanding their right of return. I’m reaching out to you as members of […]

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LEAP Program Statement on #Nakba70

LEAP Program Statement on #Nakba70

#Nakba70 Palestinians this month mark seventy years since the 1948 Nakba, when approximately 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled or fled their homes for safety as another people sought to remove them to establish their State — Israel. We are again reminded that the impact of this catastrophe […]

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LEAP Statement on US Aid Cuts to UNRWA

LEAP Statement on US Aid Cuts to UNRWA

On January 16th, 2018, the United States federal government laid out its plans for a dramatic decrease in financial aid earmarked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the principal United Nations authority providing basic services to Palestine refugees. The U.S. State Department has determined […]

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LEAP Program

LEAP is a grassroots volunteer program established to provide educational empowerment projects to support the intellectual growth and creative curiosity of refugee-youth in Lebanon so they may become agents of change. As an apolitical humanitarian US-based organization, LEAP aims to raise awareness about the plight of Palestinian refugees in general, but particularly in Lebanon, to American volunteers.

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