Upcoming Events with Team X
This summer the delegates from Team X will be speaking at events across Washington DC. They are sharing their stories, and trying to change the narrative of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Below you will find New Story Leadership’s upcoming speaking engagements.
Bradley Hills Interfaith Event
Come and hear the voices of young Palestinian and Israeli leaders as they share stories of bravery and hope to the Bradley Hills interfaith congregation.
Date and time: July 14th, 2019 at 11:00am
Location: Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817.
2019 Activist Salon
Enjoy an evening of presentations, discussions, song, award ceremony, food and drink with other activists. Learn about the programs of New Story Leadership for the Middle East (NSL), Global Woman, and other organizations.
Three of our NSL Delegates will share their stories focusing on their Projects for Change - social impact projects that are designed to respond to particular needs in Israel and Palestine that have risen from dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Date and Time: July 17th, 2019 at 6:30pm
Location: 1940 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Join us for an evening of personal stories that inspire hope for Israeli-Palestinian peace, based on the popular storytelling show “The Moth”. This is the fourth event in the "The Dove" series and will feature all the 2019 NSL delegates.
The event will be hosted by Noa Baum and co-sponsored by Americans for Peace Now.
Date and Time: July 22nd, 2019 at 6:30pm
Location: 450 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Ticket Price: $10.
To purchase tickets, please follow this link.
United Nations Association - National Capital Area Forum
Date and time: July 24th at 5:00pm
Location: The Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Ave NW 8th floor, Washington, DC 20036
The United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) will be hosting a panel discussion between an Israeli and Palestinian NSL delegates. The panel will bring the diverse perspectives of Israeli and Palestinian youth who have first-hand experiences with the UN’s work. This program will focus on the United Nations’ role in peacebuilding in and around the Middle East as well as the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals within the region. The panel will feature two NSL delegates and will be moderated by Dr. Richard Ponzio, Director of Just Security 2020 and Senior Fellow of The Stimson Center.
A number of the fellows from New Story Leadership will speak truth to power in the halls of Congress. Their stories will be followed by a roundtable which will include members of New Story Leadership, the United States Institute of Peace, Combatants for Peace, IPCRI, AMEL and ALLMEP.
The event will also be cosponsored by Congressman Jamie Raskin and Chairwomen Nita Lowey.
Date and Time: June 26th, 2019 from 12-1pm
Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2060
St. John’s Interfaith Event
New Story Leadership fellows from the region will share personal stories of bravery and faith from the allies of Jerusalem to the congregation halls of Bethlehem. This event will connect the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faith.
Date and Time: June 30th, 2019 at 11:00am
Location: St. Johns Episcopal Church, 6701 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
NSL’s Annual Congressional Forum
Young leaders from Israel and Palestine shift the narrative and pave the way for change by sharing their on the ground realities with members of Congress. The delegates from Team X will speak truth to power and present on their past, present, and future in the region.
Date and Time: July 11th, 2019 at 6:00pm
Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2168, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515.