Islam-Western Relations: A Youth Media Project

by Search for Common Ground

Summary

Search for Common Ground will provide young people an opportunity to share their perspectives on the relationship between Islam and the West in mainstream media, with an emphasis on common ground.
$1,497.50
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
12
years active

Challenge

Common Ground News Service provides articles to over 10,000 subscribers aimed at causing a positive shift in the tone of Islamic-Western relations by influencing how leading print media outlets across this divide present and address key issues. This project gives young people from the Arab world and the West a chance to write articles about cooperation and mutual understanding. CG News has over has had over 1000 articles reprinted in major media outlets in Israel and the Arab World.

Solution

This project will produce a monthly column dedicated to the voices of youth that will be distributed to the 10,000 subscribers and reprinted in major newspapers. Many articles will be co-written by youth from the Middle East and the US.

Long-Term Impact

Through their participation in this project, young people will take a lead in promoting understanding between the Muslim World and the West. Through their leadership, they will begin to transform the way that young people see one another.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.sfcg.org

Organization Information

Search for Common Ground

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.sfcg.org

Funded Project!

Thanks to 3 donors like you, a total of $1,498 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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