THEATER FOR RECONCILIATION: A CATHARTIC EXPERIENCE

MARCH’s approach has always been rooted in its belief that arts and culture are powerful catalysts of change that can help foster long-term sustainable stability. This belief has translated into various initiatives across the years starting with Theater for Reconciliation– a concept we originally launched in Tripoli in 2015. The Alawite neighborhood of Beb El Tabbaneh […]

GIVING YOUTH AN OPPORTUNITY AT A BETTER FUTURE

In Tripoli Due to Tripoli’s ecosystem, the area has constituted fertile grounds for conflict over the years. Local youth had been subjected to extreme socio-economic conditions that had made them susceptible to sectarian narratives. Furthermore, these individuals’ quality of life has been gravely impacted and their basic rights considerably impaired. They had difficulty accessing fundamental […]

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 […]

CAFE BI KAFFAK

A cultural journey from Tripoli to Beirut Throughout the years, MARCH has actively incorporated the arts into its initiatives. This stems from the organization’s belief in the transformative and often cathartic power of self-expression. Our most recent adventure was no exception! Our work with youth from marginalized neighborhoods in Beirut has Tripoli has shown us […]

LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR BIGGER AND BETTER OPPORTUNITIES

This past month Hona Beirut started a ten-week-long English workshop. Marginalized youth were selected from all over Beirut to improve their language skills, or even to learn English completely from scratch! After completing their intake, participants were divided into four separate levels ranging from complete beginners, elementary, intermediate all the way to advanced. Learning expectations […]

RENOVATIONS FOR THE COMMUNITY BY THE COMMUNITY

Our work with the communities of Beb El Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen through the Beb El Dahab rehabilitation and reintegration program has been an important pillar of our other initiatives. MARCH realized that providing the youth with a holistic set of marketable skills would enable them to access better opportunities and shift the trajectory of […]

BUILDING BRIDGES ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD

Sports have always been a cornerstone of our work in peace-building as its helped MARCH strengthening ties between different communities. Throughout the years, we’ve set up numerous events that have emphasized the importance of team building and more importantly, cooperation. Our football tournaments are no exception. Although this activity typically brings together mixed teams of […]

افتتاح مركز بيروت الاقليمي للدفاع المدني في منطقة الكولا

LNASHRA تم الاحتفال بافتتاح مركز الدّفاع المدني الإقليميّ بحلّته الجديدة في حضور مدير العام الدّفاع المدني العميد ريمون خطار، ممثلا وزيرة الداخلية والبلديات في حكومة تصريف الأعمال السيدة ريا الحسن، سفير بريطانيا في لبنان الأستاذ كريس رامبلينغ، رئيسة جمعيّة “مارش” ليا بارودي وعناصر من الدفاع المدنيّ بالإضافة الى شخصيّات أخرى بارزة مثل الممثل والمخرج جورج […]

LE LIBAN AU FESTIVAL DE GIFFONI (AMBASSADE D’ITALIE)

National News Agency ANI – Le Festival du film de Giffoni est un événement international de grande valeur dédié aux jeunes qui se déroule chaque été pendant dix jours dans le village de Giffoni Valle Piana (Salerno), à quelques kilomètres de la côte amalfitaine. Le festival a été lancé en 1971 par son fondateur et […]