March: Empowering Youth of “Jabal Mehsen” & “Bab el Tebbeneh” Tripoli; Workshops and Creative Art!!

Watch a live tour by NoGarlicNoOnions of our facilities, Kahwetna and Kanyamakan, on the former front lines! A path of change, from war enemies to carpenters, seamsters, tour guides, cooks, gardeners, builders and artists… It’s a story of love and war. Anthony Rahayel, in his brief documented tour, shed light on these wonderful people’s hidden […]

Peace Takes Center Stage with Lea Baroudi

By Maryam Ghaddar; Interviewed by Editor-in-Chief, Patricia Bitar Cherfan Disadvantaged, marginalized, impoverished. How does one begin to help people chained to this end of the societal spectrum? MARCH Lebanon is a local non-profit NGO whose mission is to promote social cohesion and personal freedoms through arts and culture. Lights MARCH was created in 2011 by […]

KAHWETNA, A CULTURAL SPACE ON FORMER DEMARCATION LINES

Kahwetna is a cultural hub that constitutes the epicenter of MARCH’s rehabilitation and reconciliation work and in many ways, unifies the different identities that coexist in Tripoli. After succeeding in bringing together 16 young former-fighters from Beb El Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen to tell their story through a theater play called Love and War on […]

HONA BEIRUT: A CULTURE HOT-SPOT IN THE HEART OF BEIRUT

The country’s capital encapsulates a striking socioeconomic paradox. Although Beirut represents urbanization, many of its communities remain marginalized and extremely restricted due to their lack of access to equal and equitable opportunities. This has long been the city’s biggest trait. Therefore, MARCH wanted to create a cultural hot-spot that would help alleviate these disparities and […]

ALL ABOARD! CREATING SAFE AND INCLUSIVE PUBLIC SPACES

By engaging with the young men and women of Beb El Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen, our organization recognized the imperative need to create safe and inclusive public spaces within the communities that would give the youth a place to interact away from the toxic dynamics of sectarian divide. We also wanted to build an environment […]

Liban : le café de la réconciliation (ARTE)

Pendant des années, à Tripoli, au nord du Liban, les jeunes des quartiers ennemis de Jabal Mohsen et Bab el-Tebbaneh se sont affrontés à l’arme lourde : les uns, alaouites, étaient pro-Assad et les autres, sunnites, soutenaient les opposants au président syrien. Résultat : des centaines de morts et des quartiers dévastés, en proie a la […]

THOSE WHO INSPIRE- LEA BAROUDI FEATURE

Those Who Inspire “With the right tools, you can put people on the right path. I believe in the good in people.” Lebanon is a country of contradictions, a melting pot of different people, and this can be a great asset,” says Lea Baroudi, co-founder and director of March, but she’s reluctant to call Lebanon […]

EN “MARCH” AVEC LÉA BAROUDI

L’Officiel Levant Contre la peur de l’autre et les conflits sectaires qui minent le Liban, une jeune femme a pris le parti de rapprocher les jeunes de communautés opposées. Entre théâtre, musique et lieux de rencontre, Léa Baroudi (OBE) multiplie les ponts et donne envie de les franchir. La trentaine à peine et déjà une […]

شبيب وشورتر وليا بارودي افتتحوا هنا بيروت بدعم من السفارة البريطانية

Choufi Jdid تحت رعاية سعادة محافظ بيروت، القاضي زياد شبيب، افتتحت جمعية مارش، وبدعم من السفارة البريطانية في لبنان، المركز الثقافي “هُــــنا بــيــروت” بحديقته الخضراء ومساحته الثقافية الجامعة لشباب وشابات مناطق بيروت المختلفة عبر الثقافة والفن. وذلك في قلب بيروت، متوسطا مناطق بيروت المختلفة، مقابل الحرش ليكون استكمالاً لمشروع المقهى الثقافي الطرابلسي، الذي أنشئ منذ […]

شبيب وشورتر وليا بارودي افتتحوا هنا بيروت بدعم من السفارة البريطانية

Al Mustaqbal افتتح محافظ بيروت القاضي زياد شبيب والسفير البريطاني هيوغو شورتر ورئيسة جمعية “مارش” ليا بارودي المركز الثقافي “هنا بيروت”، بدعم من السفارة البريطانية وتمويلها، في منطقة الحرش-الطيونة في بيروت، وهو يقوم على قطعة أرض قدمتها بلدية بيروت. حضر الحفل رئيس بلدية الغبيري معن خليل، أعضاء من السفارة البريطانية ومن المجلس البلدي لبيروت، إضافة […]