Watching the news, it seems like ethnic divides are ever-deepening. But how can we solve these complicated problems when each side lives in fear of the other? The answer is simple, argues Syrian-American poet Amal Kassir – it starts with, “What’s your name?” Amal, a young Muslim-American and native Coloradan, found a platform for her voice growing up working in her family’s restaurant. She has been writing poetry since she was a child and has performed in eight countries, sharing her verse everywhere from youth prisons to orphanages to refugee camps. This......
Frankie Boy feat. Izzyy & Ray Andres – Know About Us (Chicago Tour video). Frankie Boy attended the Chicago USA, 2014 Tour arranged by Ishøj Ungdomsskole during end of years break “efterårsferie” which is a sacred holiday in the Danish calendar. It gives the youth a week off of classes and usually a planned excursion with their school or parent. The Chicago Tour was four days in the capital Illinois city of Chicago. The group stayed at 24 Congress street at an international youth hostel. The youth visited Sneed Aquarium, The Navy......
The participants divided into working groups and concentrated on cooperating in their groups to accomplish tasks, which ranged from producing music, theater, video & photography capturing of the actual events, lectures, discussions, and democratic exercises to help educated themselves in the values and rules of democracy. The Environmental Sustainability project was a youth exchange held in Copenhagen, Denmark from June 29th till July 7th 2012. The participants came from across Europe including; Denmark (Ishøj Ungdomsskole, Future Kulture, Brønderslev Ungdomsskole, Estonia (Riinu Group), Finland (Rovaniemi University, Youth Center 44 Kuopio), Italy (Ferdart), Lithuania......