Sesame Workshop’s New Effort to Empower Young Refugees: Ahlan Simsim

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This November, 60 Minutes profiled Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee, two organizations teaming up on a major new effort to educate young Syrian refugees. They are the $100 million recipient in MacArthur’s inaugural 100&Change competition, and are working to create a new children’s television show called Ahlan Simsim, which means “Welcome Sesame” in Arabic:

Check out the 60 Minutes Overtime feature on their new endeavor in the Middle East, what social media said about the project, and media stories on the project from all over the world:

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