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IARP co-founder Sami Rasouli is both Iraqi and American. Since 2004 he has worked to heal the wounds of war and transform a legacy of violence in his home country of Iraq into one of reconciliation. Author Burt Berlowe tells his story in an article on CommonDreams.org, “From ‘Shock and Awe’ to ‘Mission Accomplished’ — Continue Reading »
By Sami Rasouli, Director of the Muslim Peacemaker Teams From early childhood I learned that Generosity and Hospitality are important to Iraqi culture. Every time my father talked to me about his life when I was young he emphasized how his family members, friends and colleagues were very generous (Kurma’a). I watched my mother get Continue Reading »
Thank you to everyone who came to Crescent Moon Banquet Hall on Tuesday night, July 17 to help honor Iraqi-American peacemaker Sami Rasouli. Below are photos from the event, taken by Alex Kay Potter.
Are you interested in… Building bridges between the people of Iraq and the United States through art, education, health, and cultural exchange programs? Raising consciousness in the American public about the well being of average Iraqis, their daily lives, and their culture? Then come to… Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel Wednesday February 16th, 2011 4:45 – 5:30 Continue Reading »
From Sami Rasouli, Director of the Muslim Peacemaker Teams (IARP’s sister non-profit in Iraq) Since 2003… Every time I leave the US my family and friends here say “Sami has gone” When I arrive in Iraq my family and friends there say “Sami has come” Like a Salmon going up the stream Sami keeps going Continue Reading »