As a center that exists to support a diverse community of students, including those of Palestinian heritage, the Markaz acknowledges and unequivocally condemns the ongoing violence and human rights violations occurring in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza.
As Eid approaches, we know that this is a difficult time for Palestinian students, staff, and faculty, who should be completing midterms and celebrating at the end of Ramadan with loved ones. We see you and we are grieving with you. We are here to offer you whatever support we can.
At a time like this, we also know that campus discourse can become challenging. We encourage students to review the Fundamental Standard while engaging in conversations and/or activism online and in person. We also encourage students to prioritize self-care and to be mindful of their capacity as they engage. Below are some helpful campus resources: