(Ma’an Arab University Alliance for Civic Engagement, 2017-09-14) Ishaq, Isam; Nuseibah, Munir; Dajani, Rawan
Winner of “The most civically engaged campus” prize at Ma’an Second Annual Regional Competition. The AQU Community Action Centre (CAC) is located in the heart of Jerusalem’s Old City. The CAC works within its community, serving multi-dimensional needs focused on human rights and equality. Providing legal, social, educational, and gender-based services to the disadvantaged, the CAC supports citizens in claiming their rights from an often discriminatory Israeli government. CAC has provided services to Jerusalem communities, mainly in the Old City, through individual, Community Advocacy, and Legal clinics developed on a Rights-Based social work model. Other services are provided via Community and Civic Education, Women’s Empowerment, and Volunteer Units. Direct intervention services are provided holistically through the venues below.