“You’re Loved -- Pass It On”, or so said the cards that Patty Simon handed to the children she met on Karam’s Spring 2015 Innovative Education Mission in Reyhanli, Turkey. Patty wanted to spread her message of love, acceptance and empathy to children who had suffered through war and unspeakable trauma. In Spring 2015, she was able to do that, having a positive impact on the students that she worked with during the IE trip.Read More
Every so often, we like to highlight the Karam Family’s amazing work. From soap parties to to bake sales, every contribution goes a long to way to supporting Syrians in need.
A few weeks ago, the Syrian People Solidarity Group, a group of students and activists dedicated to changing the way that people in Austin, TX view Syria, hosted a bake sale fundraiser to support Karam’s programs. They raised several hundred dollars.
On January 23rd, Farid Reza embarked on a journey to run 1135 miles around the city of Houston in order to raise funds for Karam's Innovative Education programs for Syrian children. As he hits his halfway mark, here is an update from him.Read More
From December 7 - December 13, millions of students in more than 180 countries will participate in a coding event. This global movement, known as The Hour of Code, is meant to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics.
“They would come up to me after class and let me know how relaxed they felt. This is huge! As chaotic as their life has been, they can find that quiet place when they slow down, listen to their breath, which is always in the present moment, free from negative emotions like fear and doubt and instead cultivate a steady mind.” A look at Carla Henson's Karam...Read More