As we prepare to welcome the new year, we thought we would take the time to reflect on the progress Iraq has made over the past year and our work to support Iraq’s recovery.
In Ramadi, Mosul, Sinjar, and other areas recovering from war, four million Iraqis have returned to… Read more
Communities in Iraq are putting their lives back together after years of conflict. Amid efforts to physically rebuild Iraqi cities and towns that witnessed heavy fighting, Iraqi mental health professionals are beginning to address the less visible fallouts of the war – the trauma children and families continue to experience… Read more
I am humbled and honored to connect with EPIC today as the newest, and possibly youngest, member of EPIC’s Board of Directors.
In my view, EPIC’s work has never been more important to breaking the cycle of violence in Iraq, which is why I’m eager to reconnect with supporters like… Read more
In places like Mosul and Sinjar, communities have embarked on the long road to recovery. Young people are using their bare hands to clear debris. Health clinics and shops have reopened and schools are preparing for the next school year.
While such physical signs of rebuilding can be seen… Read more
We have seen it firsthand in Mosul and among displaced families who have fled to safer areas. The human costs of ISIS’s atrocities and the war have been devastating for families and their children.
EPIC’s Board of Directors and I invite you to join us on CrowdRise today as… Read more
I’ve written to you so much over the past year about the crisis in Iraq — and about the children and families most affected. Every day, the conflict is creating new challenges.
But on each of those days, supporters like you have reached out to help. Today, I want to… Read more
This year, fighting across Iraq has forced over 2 million Iraqis to flee their homes and livelihoods. Fearing persecution, many fled to keep their children safe. Now these innocent victims of war are facing an even greater threat: winter.
Right now, you can help these children and families with a… Read more
This holiday season, consider making an investment in the power of youth to bring peace to the world.
Please support the Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC) with a year-end tax-deductible contribution toward our work to promote peace and empower young people.
Young people like Hawre, one of the… Read more
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has”
This quote has been adopted and shared by organizations of nearly every kind. I once lived in a house where it was scrawled on a napkin… Read more