Dedicated Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) volunteers work hard to collect and share the experiences of refugees to deepen understanding and influence action. Learn more about the work, the people, and what moves us!
A rewarding two-day conference sharing hope and best practices with approximately 500 other like-minded individuals.
Their Story is Our Story stands with those suffering in Ukraine. As we watch with deep sadness the plight of the Ukrainian people, let us recommit to providing a community of welcome and support for all forcibly displaced people.
If you would like to help support and welcome newcomers in Austin, explore the organization links to discover how you too might get involved.
Learn how you can support Ukraine relief efforts and local legislation giving access to education for resettled refugees
Learn about our proposed Newcomer Community Center and sign the petition to show your support.
Miss Utah 2021, Sasha Sloan, and TSOS’ Utah Community Program Coordinator, Shurooq Al Jewari, share with ABC4 News the story and intention behind the creation of the Community Connections Workshops.
Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) today announced the launch of Community Connections Workshops, featuring Miss Utah 2021, Sasha Sloan, and TSOS’ Utah Community Program Coordinator, Shurooq Al Jewari. The workshops are intended as school-based presentations and focus on friendship, inclusivity, and mental health.
After seven months of visiting and delivering food, sharing meals with these wonderful people, I began to notice all of the children playing outside, late into the evening. I knew that I wanted to do something special for them, give them something fun to do. I was inspired to start a clown class!
Our friends who are forcibly displaced and restart in a new country do so with little to no planning, little to no resources, and little to no control. I had to make a conscious decision to set aside my own feelings and meet them where they are.
Their Story is Our Story is delighted to have Rhenald Idubor working in the role of Community Programs Coordinator in Italy. Rhenald's own first-hand refugee experiences lend tremendous insight and strength to this work of changing perceptions through stories and welcome through action. We invite you to get to know Rhenald a little better.