Friends of the Arava Institute
October 16, 2009
I attended the Arava Institute in 2000 as an undergraduate student, and was forever changed by the open dialogue and frank discussions that took place about the Middle East, cultural differences, peace, environmental issues, and the ways we can all work together toward common goals. Since my semester-long experience, I've kept in touch with folks I met there through the alumni network, and my current workplace hosted an intern from Jordan through an Arava connection.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
the diversity of people who are involved, and the wide range of experiences that each brings to the table. The fact that Arava provides a real, on-the-ground example of how different people can live and work together, seeing past differences.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About once a year
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
General Member of the Public & Participated in classes and independant study.