Falmouth High School Students Dedicated to Genocide Awareness and Prevention

Falmouth High School is at it again. On Friday, April 5, the school will host an art exhibit entitled “The Power of Grace Rising from Genocide” in Portland, Maine. You may remember this high school from two of our previous blogs. For the past two years, the school created similar art exhibits that educated more than 500 people about the Darfur genocide. However, these activists are not only

From Art into Action

I’m not so different from students my age. I like skiing, going to the beach and hanging out with my friends. But I also love art, and for the past year, I’ve been using the beauty of art to protest genocide. One year ago, El-Fadel Arbab came to my art class at Falmouth High School to share his experience of losing all of his family and friends in an attack on his village in Darfur. It was

Illuminating the Beauty and Tragedy of Darfur

Artist at Falmouth High School
Last week Dan Sullivan (Director of Policy & Government Relations) and I travelled to Portland, ME to join Diaspora groups, activists and students from Falmouth High School at the “Illuminating the Beauty and Tragedy of Darfur” art gallery opening. The art gallery opening featured contrasting work representing Darfur’s beauty and its tragic genocide. Upon arriving at Falmouth High

United in Portland Maine — A Commitment to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond

"The Beauty of Darfur and the Horror of Genocide" is the name of the exhibit created by Falmouth and Yarmouth High School student artists who exhibited their incredibly moving work as part of Portland, Maine’s First Friday Art Walk on November 4th. I was just one of hundreds of people were so impressed by these students who are dedicated to educating the public about the Darfur genocide and to