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For anyone stranded as a result of the #MuslimBan:  Earlier today, IRAP was in touch with Airbnb’s Global Disaster Response & Relief team. They have offered to help provide temporary housing to individuals affected by the President’s executive order. For … Continue reading

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Most of our incredible camp counselors were campers themselves. Four-time camper and three-time counselor Arian reflects on his time as camper and what makes Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan so special. Before heading off to pursue his PhD in physics, Arian … Continue reading

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Roxy kicked off Day 5 by giving the Morning Words, a daily practice where campers addresses the community and have an opportunity to share their thoughts. Roxy, a returning camper from Atlanta, shared brief but poignant remarks about the importance of Camp … Continue reading

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A day at Camp Javan can be many different things, but it’s always filled with energetic and thought-provoking activities. Listen to counselor Doreen walk us through some of the day’s events, focusing on morning meditations and a biopoem activity. Morning meditations follow a … Continue reading

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Welcome back — Session B of Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan has begun in sunny southern California! Campers from all over the US and Canada have arrived and are ready for a week of fun, friendship, and intellectual engagement.   … Continue reading

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