Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa is the founder of PfP. She’s a mom, a human rights activist, a political commentator and essayist, an award-winning novelist, and a biologist. Her first novel, Mornings in Jenin (Bloomsbury, 2010), was a critically acclaimed international bestseller that has been translated into 26 languages. In 2012, she published a poetry collection entitled My Voice Sought the Wind. Her second novel, The Blue Between Sky and Water was published in June 2015.

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PfP SkateQilya featured on NBC News

From NBC News:  The following article on SkateQilya, a project sponsored by PfP, appeared on NBC online SEP 2 2017, 5:30 AM ET Skateboarding Camp Helps Palestinians See Beyond West Bank Walls by PETRA CAHILL and LAWAHEZ JABARI Abdullah Milhem takes to the air on a ramp at SkateQilya in the West Bank. Adam Abel

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Play, while it cannot change the external realities of children’s lives, can be a vehicle for children to explore and enjoy their differences and similarities and to create, even for a brief time, a more just world where everyone is an equal and valued participant.