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From Gaza to North Carolina: Mohammed Eid's Refugee Story

  • Palestine Museum US 1734 Litchfield Turnpike Woodbridge, CT, 06525 United States (map)

Join The Palestine Museum US for a special talk by Mohammed Eid, a 29-year-old Palestine refugee. Mohammed grew up in Rafah camp in the Gaza Strip, where the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) provides education, health and job programs, and food assistance to more than one million people. A graduate of UNRWA schools and a former UNRWA employee, Mohammed is now a Rotary Peace Fellow pursuing a master's degree in Global Studies and International Development through a joint program at the UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University in North Carolina. Join to hear Mohammed's story of what life is like living and growing up in Gaza, the role UNRWA plays in his life.

Free admission, but due to limited space tickets are required in advance! Please consider donating $20/person to help us cover the costs of this event by visiting

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