Funded! This project was successfully funded on November 4, 2010.

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      Creator Justin and Haneen on February 7, 2011

      Be sure to submit photos!!!

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      Creator Kendra Curry on February 7, 2011

      I love my shirt - and it's a great conversation starter. Thanks J and H!

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      Creator Najat on January 27, 2011

      I still have not received my t-shirts. What's going on?

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      Creator Patti Peace on November 17, 2010

      WOOHOO!!! I can't wait to finally get my shirt and stickers. I have been dying to wear my new shirt to help bring awareness. Hopefully it'll be real soon. SO glad that you all reached and surpassed your goal.

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      Creator Jimmy Glenn on November 7, 2010

      Congrats on making it!!! I posted this on my Facebook a bunch to get it out there! So glad you guys are taking on such a big issue!

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      Creator LIANNA TEPP on November 3, 2010

      hey, we did it !!! Yay :)

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      Creator Philip Ratzsch on November 1, 2010

      !مبروك

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      Creator Ikaraam Ullah on November 1, 2010

      Well done guys, great result!

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      Creator Erin Holloway on November 1, 2010

      CONGRATS!!!!

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      Creator Frankie Norstad on November 1, 2010

      so close! I posted it on my fb page! This makes me so happy!

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      Creator michael haleta on October 27, 2010

      best of luck!

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      Creator Jason Caine on October 24, 2010

      I just added you guys on twitter and facebook. I think this is a great idea.

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      Creator Philip Ratzsch on September 23, 2010

      Best of luck folks!

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      Creator Justin and Haneen on September 21, 2010

      Goodness! i was a great first day. And we haven't even scored any press yet.

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      Creator Margaret Gebauer on September 20, 2010

      Congratulations on a fabulous first day!

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    Receive the official Understanding Campaign 1” pin and sticker featuring the Arabic calligraphy of Egyptian artist Ahmed Kandil.

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    Receive a complete set of 4 pins and stickers – including our official design and limited edition works from Draplin Design Co., Post Typography, and Squid Fire.

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    Donors get all of the above and an original Understanding Campaign artwork from either Ryan Schneider, Kamrooz Aram, Dan Rumain, Phu X. Pham, Adam Good, or Matt Bovie. We only have one of each; for more information, contact us directly.

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    Join the Founders' Circle (gold level) – Come to DC and attend the Understanding summit. This is where the Campaign staff will meet with Arab/English cultural leaders, activists, and organizers to create new ways of connecting our two fractured worlds. This level of contribution not only helps the Campaign get off the ground, it will fly Haneen to the US for the first time where she can tour with the Understanding Campaign. Your flight (within the contiguous United States) and one night lodging is included. You will attend the summit where some of the staff, campaigners, and artists are meeting for the first time. This will happen sometime in 2011. And you get all of the incentives listed above (minus the original art).

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