Linking together for human rights

Palestinian Voices Matter – students’ visit shows people want to hear them!

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We were delighted to meet the group of  young people who joined our student visit from Palestine in Jan-Feb, along with the Head of Student Activities from Al Quds University, the CADFA co-ordinator from Abu Dis and the Mayor of Al Walaja village, who joined the group because of our co-operation with the Bedford-Al Walaja group for this two-week-long visit. What a time it was, full of individual, group, university … Read More →

Palestinian Voices Matter

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We were proud to have young people from Palestine visit with the girls’ football visit last November/ December,  taking with them to many schools, tournaments and activities of all sorts both happy things (smiles, football) and more seriously a knowledge of the human rights violations they suffer under the Israeli occupation. One of the distinctive parts of CADFA’s work is to create links between people in the UK and in Palestine so … Read More →

We are human too – short report from the Ma’an Project

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Please find here a short report from the Ma’an-Together project [2017-18]:  “The project focused attention not just on Palestine but on experiences of racism, colonialism, apartheid and the pressures on young people across the world… The project brought young people from the UK, France and Palestine to share experiences, look at what is going on in their countries and raise their voices against discrimination and for human rights for everybody…..They … Read More →

Public events during the Ma’an project youth visit

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Preparations are in full swing for the next youth exchange in the CADFA Ma’an-Together project which will take place later in September. The first two youth exchanges in this project were in France in October last year and in Palestine in April this year – this exchange in the UK draws on the discussions of anti-discrimination and human rights during those projects and will focus on 2getting our voice outwards” … Read More →

Looking forward to our visitors from Palestine and France

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 (This photo was taken during the last Ma’an exchange in Palestine by Sohayb Megraoui) CADFA is now working hard on the next youth exchange that is part of the Erasmus+ – funded Ma’an project –  The youth exchange to the UK is just weeks away.  This is part of the project that has been going on for the past year  (see the project blog). The previous youth exchanges have concentrated on anti-discrimination (France, … Read More →

New partners for the next youth exchange

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Plans are going into place for the next youth exchange in the CADFA Ma’an-Together project, funded by Erasmus+ (European Union). Young people from France, Palestine and the UK will join in the UK for the third youth exchange of this exciting project, following our exchanges in France last October and Palestine this April. The next exchange has a focus on young people expressing themselves in media, and we’re really pleased … Read More →