A Reflection on Al-Bustan’s Panels on Visibility and Representation in the Arts from the Perspective of Film Student and Artist Peerce Carr

My name is Peerce Carr. I’m an artist and film major from Drexel University, and I am currently working at Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture for my CO-OP. I’m thankful for the community, family atmosphere, and inclusion that exists at Al-Bustan. Since day one, I’ve felt accepted and cared for at Al-Bustan and am really thankful…

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…

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.

Playing and Learning at America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far

My name is Aimee Knaus and I’m Al-Bustan’s Marketing & Events Coordinator. I get to observe or participate in most of our events and programs, so if Elias, our Programs Coordinator, ever needs help at Al-Bustan’s Arab Arts After-School Program at Moffet Elementary, I’m happy to step in.

Moffet Arab Arts Program: Behind The Scenes

At this December’s Holiday Concert at Moffett Elementary, the students in Al-Bustan’s Moffet Arab Arts Program showed off all their hard work from the Fall semester.