"I believe the children are the future, teach them well and let them lead the way..." Those song lyrics are ever apt in this good news story. MSNBC reports on teens that are overlooking generational conflict. A unique group, aptly called 'MEET' Middle East Education through Technology has brought Israeli and Palestinian teenagers together.
MEET is an innovative educational initiative aimed at creating a common professional language between Israeli and Palestinian young leaders. Working together with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MEET enables its participants to acquire advanced technological and leadership tools while empowering them to create positive social change within their own communities. Check it out:
How cool is that? Hopefully, these teens will spread the word and some measure of peace can be found in the region. It's a step in the right direction anyway. To find out more, check out the official MEET site.