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Community Resources

Spring 2020 Trip to Morocco
We are offering a spring trip to learn about Morocco, a wonderful, diverse country that is a crossroads of North African, European, and Middle Eastern civilizations.

Spring 2019 Trip to Bosnia

We are offering a fall trip to learn about the layered history and culture of Bosnia, led by our very own Balkan historian.

Global Business Outreach
We offer a wide variety of outreach services to help facilitate better buisness experiences in the Middle East and North Africa.

Tucson Community Resources
There are numerous resturants, markets, and cultural centers across the Tucson area which all specialize on resources for the MENA area.