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Our organization is located in the Nablus city, and our efforts reach all parts of the Palestinian cities

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About & history

Witness Center for Citizen Rights and Social Development: Shahid” has devoted its goals and visions during the recent meetings of its general assembly line with the fifth, tenth, and eleventh goals of the sustainable development goals calling for achieving gender equality and reducing the inequality within society or between societies. In addition to enhancing the inclusiveness of cities and their response to the needs of different groups, especially marginalized groups such as refugees, women, and people with disabilities. The center’s message is to create a Palestinian society that believes in human rights values and provides an environment that embraces the rights of marginalized groups, especially women, youth, and people with disabilities. Witness is working with young people, especially in the north of West Bank.

The Center has set for itself a set of goals that it aims to achieve during the next five years, namely:

  1. Strengthening the role of the Palestinian media in disseminating the principles of human rights and gender equality and adopting a media discourse that reflects the needs and aspirations of marginalized societies.
  2. Incorporating marginalized groups, especially youth, women and people with disabilities, into decision-making and planning centers at the level of local and national policy bodies.
  3. Enhancing the position of youth in their local communities through developing their leadership and knowledge capabilities and supporting their initiatives aimed to create positive societal change in their local communities.

To be the leading and pioneering center in the Palestinian community for non-profit organizations, focusing on social transformation through innovative youth efforts and limitless creativity.

To create a Palestinian society that believes in human rights values and provides an environment that embraces the rights of marginalized groups, especially women, youth, and people with disabilities.

  • Transparency
  • Good citizenship
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
Team members

The talented team
behind our successes

Our team consists of a group of dedicated workers and community activists who, at their core, are committed to enhancing active participation of youth and marginalized groups in Palestinian society.

Board Members

Saad Joudeh

Vice - Chairman

Adeeb Saleem

Co- Founder

Yasmeen Shamlawi

Treasurer

Mohammad Eireqat

General Secretary

Samah Saleh

Board Member

Maali Barqawi

Board Member

Wafaa Saadeh

Board Member

Team members

Kayed Ma'ari

Co-founder

Ahmad Jaroushi

Projects Manager

Dina Al-Masri

Projects Coordinator

Yara Thouqan

Administrative & Financial Officer

Razan Khader

Communications Officer

Riham Abu Aita

Kashif CEO/Founder

Tamara AlMajali

Growth & QA Adviser

Mohammad Istaitiah

Graphic Designer

Tawfiq Abdalrahim

I.T. Specialist

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Joining our volunteers gives you the opportunity to engage in a constructive and safe community that provides you with horizons and benefits that reflect the center’s various activities.