Thank you for your interest in the Hands of Peace Summer Program Launchpad!
During the Summer Program Launchpad you will begin to develop the mindset to be an agent of change. You will connect with other Palestinian youth from diverse backgrounds to learn deep listening, storytelling and other skills to prepare to constructivley participate in dialogue during our in-person Summer Program in 2022 with
Palestinian Citizens of Israel, Jewish Israelis, and Americans.
Please note that if accepted, you are also committing to participating in our 2022 Summer Program which will take place in-person at our San Diego and Chicago sites.
Before you begin, please be sure you have familiarized yourself with HOP's Mission and Values
This application has seven components to it and should take between 30-45 minutes to finish. Sections include:
1) Basic Information
2) Parent/Guardian Information
3) Emergency Contact and Reference Contact Information
4) Religious Practices
5) Health Information
6) About You
7) Essay Questions
Applications must be filled out completely. Some fields require an entry; others are optional. If you exit before clicking the "Submit" button, your entered data will be saved and available as long as you log on with the same computer and same browser. If you would like a printout of your responses, click the "Print Form" button before the "Submit" button. But please note that when you submit you will receive a confirmation email containing all of the questions and your responses.