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A Night of Culture at the U.S. Embassy

Two project leaders, along with two WTR participants, were invited to a Night of Culture at the U. S. ambassador’s residence to meet Zeina Daccache. The project participants got the chance to shed light on the project and share some of their works with the audience. #writetorememberaug4     Photo Gallery:

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Our Visit to the National Library in Beirut

On March 22, a group of WTR participants, along with two project leaders, visited the National Library in Beirut and got the opportunity to inform the U.S. Ambassador and the Minister of Culture about the Write to Remember August 4 project and the importance of such initiatives that create safe spaces for the youth to express themselves in writing.  #writetorememberaug4   Take a Glimpse at the Visit:   Photo Gallery:  

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We completed our 4th workshop on February 27th

Our fourth workshop was presented by the inspirational poet, Jehan Bseiso. The generative workshop was titled “Then You Read : A Documentary Poetry Experience” and exposed our participants to a selection of contemporary poetry focused on individual and collective loss, heartbreak, and exile. We thank Ms. Bseiso for planting seeds of poetry in each participant and contributing to the Write to Remember project. #writetorememberaug4  

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First Open Mic Event

We are thrilled to announce that our first open mic event was held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Aaliya's Books in Gemmayze, Beirut! Majd Shidiac, a spoken-word poet based in Beirut, hosted the event, which allowed Write to Remember participants to share their writing with the larger community. We were touched by the participants' words, and we commend our participants for their courage, willingness, and eagerness to share their stories and to support each other during the event. Event Coverage links: Nida al Watan Take a Glimpse of the event   Photo Gallery                                

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