Tomorrow's Youth Organization

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Tomorrow's Youth Organization
FoundedAugust 2007 by Hani Masri in the United States
TypeNon-profit
NGO
Headquarters Washington DC, United States
Location
  • Global
ServicesProtecting human rights
FieldsEducation, Women's Empowerment, Children's Rights
Website www.tomorrowsyouth.org

Tomorrow's Youth Organization (TYO) is an American, non-governmental organization that works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, doing community service and charitable work for children, youth and parents. Its flagship centre is located in the Khallet al Amood neighbourhood in Nablus in the Palestinian Territories. It primarily services the refugee camps of Balata, Askar, and El-Ain. [1]

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History

It was founded in by Hani Masri who grew up in the Balata refugee camp. He is currently based in the US and known for his advocacy of the Middle East peace process and children's issues. [2]

Current Involvement

TYO has a permanent staff of 12 employees, which are Palestinian, American, and other nationalities. It actively recruits American students to volunteer and work at the centre in Nablus. [3]

International Support

It is supported by the likes of Cherie Blair, Quincy Jones, [4] and Bill Clinton. [5]

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References

  1. "Tomorrow's Youth Organization |". www.tomorrowsyouth.org. Retrieved 2015-11-12.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Hani Masri | Global Thinkers Forum". www.globalthinkersforum.org. Retrieved 2015-11-12.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Smart Power: Hollywood goes to the West Bank". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2015-11-12.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. TYO Gala October 2010, December 8, 2010, retrieved 2015-11-12CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. President Clinton Supports TYO!, November 5, 2010, retrieved 2015-11-12CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)