After School and ESL programs available at SCN-Chicago

Syrian Community Network is excited to offer two vital programs at our center in Chicago!

Our new and innovative After School program, Safe Spaces, launched in 2018 for children ages 6-14. With the Safe Spaces program, we not only look to assist students with homework and prepare students for success, but we address the challenges and opportunities that school children face at school in a manner that is culturally sensitive.

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Delivering difficult news to our supporters does not get any easier, but it is nevertheless important. Last Saturday, April 7, #Douma experienced a devastating chemical attack. Douma is a town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, a suburban region near Damascus. The attack was not the first devastating attack on civilians in Eastern Ghouta this year.

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WGN 9: ‘Major decision’ on Syria in next 48 hours, Trump says

SCN Executive Director and Founder, Suzanne Akhras Sahloul, was recently interviewed by WGN 9 TV in Chicago about the U.S. response to a chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma, Syria. “If we allow the use of chemical warfare to become the norm, then what’s the point of having the United Nations and laws? Anyone can just do anything they want,” Akhras Sahloul said. Read the full article and watch the interview on the WGN 9 website.