Brigham Young University

Changemakers at Brigham Young University foster friendship between refugee and non-refugee students interested in understanding the issues facing newcomers in their schools and communities. We celebrate diversity through food, music, culture, art, and religion. We recognize the contributions of newcomers. We advocate for welcoming and equal opportunities on campus and in our broader communities.

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BYU Law and Leadership Conference

TSOS presented at BYU 's Law and Leadership Peacebuilding Conference on March 25, 2022. It was an honor to participate with scholars from Columbia, Tufts, BYU, the University of Utah and elsewhere. Discussions focused on how to find consensus and build peace in a time of division, and while the presenters spoke on very different topics, each came back to the same themes.

April 13, 2022

Volunteer Perspective

Expanding University Involvement

University campuses are some of the most vibrant centers for bridging learning with activism. Learn how some community partner campus chapters are getting involved in support of refugees.

April 8, 2022

In The News

The Daily Universe: BYU library launches Their Story is Our Story’s global refugee scholarly archive

The Daily Universe, Brigham Young University's student newspaper, covers of the launch of the Global Refugee Archive at Brigham Young University's library.

October 22, 2021
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Jody Mc Omber
Changemaker President - BYU
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