I understood with more depth the history between Palestine and Israel, since there’s a lot of information in the internet and I didn’t know what was true or false.
Junior high school
Florentina Cabrera Arias
The western media does not reflect the reality of the conflict and that many laws as well as rights are being violated. Acts that are not being punished nor recognized by the international community whatsoever.
The information Ms. Shinnawi shared and the virtual museum visits had a great impact on how I understood this topic. The session was a vast and useful information on Muslim and Arab History in America and their contributions.
There are BIG differences in the meanings of the words Arab and Muslim. Each is complex and multidimensional.
Providing history, sharing personal experiences and offering ideas to use in the school in order to make it a safe space for our Muslim students to allow them to their authentic self.
As a first-generation Palestinian-American Muslim, my lived experiences have given me the desire to work on amplifying learning environments for all: students, educators, and community members. I believe in maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with a purpose, and striving for significant outcomes.