Islam Da'is

Urban Clinic Fellow

Architect Islam Da'is lives in the Abu Tor neighborhood of East Jerusalem. Islam has a bachelor's degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic University in Hebron and has experience in Area C planning and preparing detailed outline plans for Palestinian villages. Islam is currently completing a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and works as a Community Urban Planner within the Neighborhood Authority. As a Community Urban Planner Islam coordinates municipal planning and development at the community level and serves as a liaison between the residents and city planning and development authorities. As part of her work at the Clinic Islam is responsible for coordinating instructional meetings for Palestinian East Jerusalem planners about planning and legal issues in East Jerusalem.