Tent of Nations 2019 [9]: Conclusions and Further Thoughts

5:05 pm, August 28th, Wesley House

The research that I did was community based participatory research: I went into a community willing to learn and grow from the people whom I met, and I was able to share what I knew as well, and provide my resources and build a partnership with Tent of Nations I hope to sustain through my presence here at William and Mary and with faith groups around Williamsburg. 

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Tent of Nations 2019 [8]: Testimonials

10:40 pm, August 24th, Wesley House

I asked the volunteers to create testimonials (short stories about why Tent of Nations’s summer camp was important to them) and send them to me or Daoud to put them on the Tent of Nations website. This will be shorter than most of my blogs, but here is my testimonial (I could’ve written so many, but this one is very special to me):

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Tent of Nations [7]: Travel Blogs (Tel Aviv, East Jerusalem)

10:20 pm, July 11, 2019, Dulles International Airport


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Tent of Nations 2019 [6]: Lessons for Volunteers

Please read my fifth blog about the approach I took with Daoud to build the volunteer lessons/talks before reading these, as the background I give is important to understanding why I structured these the way I did. I’ll post first the planning document of what I discussed, and then below this I’ll include what this looked like in practice. 

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Tent of Nations 2019 [5]: Reframing Trauma and Resilience

[I’ll be introducing in this blog the definition of community psychology in the context of this project, beginning with Western biomedical perspectives and moving towards the nuance required to talk about psychology in the context of Palestine.  Please enjoy!]

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