Freedom & Justice

Every Second Counts for Freedom: Making Our Voices Heard

What are the special obligations we have as global citizens to defend our American values of Justice and Freedom on the world stage and specifically for the hostages in Gaza? How can we use our civic rights to influence our democratically elected officials?

One of the gifts of living in a democracy is the ability to amplify even the smallest voice and make it heard in the most powerful halls of government. You can keep the plight of the hostages as top priority for American legislators by taking the time to call, write and visit your representatives. Urge Congress to work with the international community, and particularly Qatar, in securing the immediate release of all hostages. In this unit you can find ideas for political activism which can take as little as one minute and as much as a day. Any time investment is worthwhile!! For a deeper lesson in civic activism, we give you some tools and encourage you to take your students on a trip to Washington, DC to advocate in person on behalf of the hostages.

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One Minute a Day

Dedicate this activity in honor of

Liri Albag 18

Liri had just started military training at an army lookout near the Gaza border when Hamas attacked and kidnapped her from her base.

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