Jerusalem Youth Parliament

The youth program at Juzoor started in 2006. The team of youth workers based their work on human rights education to outreach young Palestinians in Jerusalem and West Bank. The youth program focuses on youth participation, leadership, identity and human rights. The projects and activities are built on the youths’ needs in different subjects.

The team uses the participatory approach, and bases all activities on human rights based approach. It provide knowledge and equip relevant skills to youth through organizing trainings, workshops, sessions, summer camps, study visits, festivals, campaigns, initiatives, meetings, and international activities.

Non formal education, peer to peer education, and interactive learning are the main methodologies used in the activities of the youth program. The target group of youth is between ages 10 to 25 years old – school and university students.

We have partnerships with high schools, universities, youth centers, NGOs, and international organizations. The subjects included in the youth program: youth participation, active citizenship, human rights advocacy, national identity, internal dialogue, intercultural learning, democratic participation, social inclusion, sexual education, environment, entrepreneurship, volunteering, and community work.

 

This project falls under: Empowering Palestinian society to advocate for health and environmental rights