Cafe Palestine Six from Hebron, Jerusalem and Bethlehem with Riad Arrar, Rand Shar and Raed Amira
“Social work in Palestine with a focus on responding to the Covid-19 emergency”
Raed Amira, Riad Arar and Rand Shaar, spoke about social work in Palestine with a focus on responding to the Covid-19 emergency.
Raed Amira who is employed as a social worker by Community Center For Training And Development, and he is working with Palestinian refugees talked about social work with refugees during the pandemic.
Riad and Rand, both from Defence of the Child International (DCI), talked about how they have involved children in this response.
Riad Arar (Hebron) is Director of Protection & Social Mobilisation Programme at DCI in Hebron, and co-ordinator of the Palestine-UK Social Work Network in Palestine. With fellow leading members of the Palestinian Union of Social Workers and Psychologists (PUSWP), Issa Rabadi (Jerusalem) and Raed Amira (Bethlehem), Riad was instrumental in developing the Palestine-UK Social Work Network in Palestine.
Cafe Palestine started with music from Marc Kawwas, a young Palestinian Pianist. He has performed numerous recitals and concerts across Palestine and won many music competitions. He has also performed a recital in the United Kingdom. Marc dreams to become a great Palestinian Pianist, conductor and composer.
Here is a link to Mark’s biography: Marc Kawwas Biography
Marc’s performance was facilitated by PalMusic UK
The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music is a special fund-raising appeal due to the Covid-19 crisis: