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Building Bridges Between the U.S. and the Middle East

Contact Information
Diane Turpen

Metropolitan District of Perry Township
Education: K-12 School
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Phone: 3177894472
Objective of Collaboration
Offered anytime Dec 2005-May 2006 around your schedule. Please contact -- YES (Youth Exchange and Study)program participant and high school student, Mohammad Hawili offers a representation about his home country Lebanon to let 7-12 graders know more about the country's varied cultures and traditions. Following a presentation, he will be open for questions and discussions concerning Lebanon. Started by Senators Lugar and Senator Kennedy following 9/11, the YES program aims to achieve mutual understanding between the Arab countries and the U.S. through the hosting of Middle Eastern students who come to the United States and represent their countries and experience American life as they live with a family and attend American high school for an academic year.
Time Frame
December 2005 - May 2006
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Social Studies/History
Collaboration Technology
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)