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AMP hosts marathon for Gaza Sept. 16

September 16

American Muslims for Palestine hosts a marathon in Washington DC Sept. 16, 2017
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AMP hosts marathon for Gaza Sept. 16

The American Muslims for Palestine will sponsor this year’s Washington D.C. Gaza 5K walk/run hosted by UNRWA USA!

AMP is a proud sponsor and excited to be a part of this terrific community event.

Join the AMP team at the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, Saturday, September 16, for a morning of moving for mental health for the children of Gaza! Last year the race SOLD OUT so please register right away. There is NO onsite registration, so if you want to participate you MUST sign up in advance. The deadline is Friday by midnight!

Proceeds benefit UNRWA’s Community Mental Health Programme for Palestine refugee children in Gaza suffering from psychological trauma and PTSD. For more information about the cause and race day details, visit gaza5k.org. You can be part of this life changing movement!

American Muslims for Palestine hosts a marathon in Washington DC Sept. 16, 2017

American Muslims for Palestine hosts a marathon in Washington DC Sept. 16, 2017

This post has been viewed 6053 times.

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Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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Anacostia Riverwalk Trail
Washington D.C.,+ Google Map
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