FROM THE FIELD

Countering extremism in the Levant

Hello, I recently joined the team as Spirit of America’s newest Middle East Project Manager. Prior to joining the team, I was on active duty in the US Army for eight years and had deployed to the Middle East three times. I was delighted to return to the region soon after coming on board. My … Continued

SoA has been rated 4-stars by Charity Navigator!

Greetings, Spirit of America is proud to announce that Charity Navigator, one of the nation’s leading evaluators of charities and nonprofit organizations, has given our organization 4 out of 4 stars! Click here to see what makes SoA stand out. In order to earn this rating from Charity Navigator, an organization must demonstrate strong financial … Continued

Support US-Jordanian counter-extremism research

Dear supporters, Jordan is one of America’s closest allies in the Middle East. For decades, it has stood firmly alongside the US in fighting extremism and promoting stability in a volatile region. Defeating extremism requires a shrewd understanding of the root causes that drive vulnerable populations to commit acts of terror. The Jordanian Armed Forces … Continued

SoA podcast: Joining US troops to take on drugs, trafficking, and terrorism in Colombia

Dear supporters, Recently, I spoke on Spirit of America’s first ever self-produced podcast, titled “The Ugly Truth: Drugs, Trafficking, and Terrorism in Colombia“. Click here to listen to the full podcast. During the podcast, I discuss one of my favorite projects. In this effort, we helped curb cocaine production through education in a struggling community in Colombia. … Continued