Does Your Healthcare Consider Your Culture?

The ​All of Us ​Research Program is a National Institutes of Health initiative that aims to enroll one million or more individuals living in the United States to contribute their personal health data to further precision medicine. Precision medicine is a way to tailor health care to the individual by looking at factors such as…

On the other side of an ELL Program

I was an English Language Learner (ELL) when my family moved to the United States when I was six years old. I had English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers that I worked with for years, and to this day I am thankful for what they did for me. I would not have been able…

On the Importance of Family

Al-Bustan Camp went by in an instant, one brief and sweltering moment of drumming, Arabic, geometric patterns and soccer in 100-degree heat. Now, a few days after the final performance, I’ve had the time to reflect more deeply on what these two weeks, and this past year, have taught me.

Al-Bustan Camp: An Adventure!

Last Friday was the end of Al-Bustan Camp. We concluded the program with a great showcase. The campers, with the help of teachers and counselors, showcased what they’ve learned in the two weeks at camp.

Eyeopening Week at Al-Bustan Camp

I was first introduced to Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture through the Bloomberg Internship Program, which gives inner-city teens jobs and internships in businesses of arts and culture.