SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF INCLUSIVE PUBLIC SPACES FOR YOUTH THROUGH SKATEBOARDING, CRAFTS & ARTS


 

ASWAT AL RASEEF - SOUNDS OF THE SIDEWALK

7Hills, Radio Zaatari and Refuge Worldwide are running a radio production project

 

Tune in to the Aswat al Raseef - the sounds of the sidewalk led by the young people of Amman. This is an online radio station showcasing the work of participants in Aswat al Raseef; a month long radio production project exploring contemporary Arabic culture in Jordan. Tune in from 16:00CET everyday this week to here music, podcasts, soundscapes, and sonic narratives transmitting live and direct from Downtown Amman.

 


7HILLS URBAN EDUCATION PROGRAM: SKATEBOARDING & ARTS - 2022 CAMPAIGN


7Hills is running the 2022 campaign to collect funds to create safe (public) spaces, host fun, free-of-charge skate, arts & crafts programs to empower youth in Jordan.

 

SUPPORT 7HILLS TO CONTINUE IN 2022 WITH:

 

- FREE OF CHARGE SKATE PROGRAMMING FOR OVER 200 YOUTHS/WEEK

- YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR 25 GIRLS AND BOYS

- INFORMAL EDUCATION IN OUR ARTS AND CRAFTS YOUTH HUB FOR OVER 250 YOUTHS/YEAR

 


REACH:

OVER 200 YOUTHS EVERY WEEK IN THE SKATEPARK

(45% female participation & 60% refugee participation)

 

OVER 250 YOUTHS/YEAR IN THE CREATIVE YOUTH HUB

(50% female participation & 50% refugee participation)

 

FUNDS ARE USED FOR:

  • 5 DAYS/WEEK ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTHS
  • SKATE CLASSES 
  • FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE SKATEPARK
  • LOANER SKATEBOARDS
  • YOUTH-LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
  • COMMUNITY & CULTURAL EVENTS FOR THE YOUTH (skate events, exhibitions, public talks, screenings, etc.)
  • OPERATIONAL CREATIVE YOUTH HUB: ARTS, MEDIA & CRAFTS WORKSHOPS (Workshops range from carpentry to build your own ramps and jewelry, clothing design with sewing, silkscreen and lino printing, or arts like painting murals, sculpturing, film, radio production and editing and much more.)

 



Since 2014 till today, 7Hills has been building a super diverse community of young people with over 10 different nationalities. We work with host, migrant and refugee communities including Jordanian, Syrian, Palestinian, Lebanese, Sudani, Somali, Yemeni, Egyptian, Nigerian, Filipino, Iraqi youths between 5 and 35 years old.

 

7Hills bridges the gap between socio-economic, cultural, religious gender differences to create harmonized spaces for youths from all walks of life, although with extra focus on marginalized and underserved youth groups.

 

 

HELP US TO SUPPORT THE YOUTH AND RUN OUR URBAN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN 2022!  





SHUKRAN TO OUR SUPPORTING PARTNERS