Dedicated TSOS team members work hard to collect refugees’ stories and to advocate on their behalf. Learn more here about the work, the people and what moves us! Our team is always at hand to inform, present or answer your questions.
If we would really hear their stories, I know we'd learn something about suffering and loss, resilience and hope. We'd be united in our mutual sorrow, healed by our common humanity. Pain and grief become the common denominator that can bring us together to mourn together and to comfort each other.
I just returned from another trip to Europe in behalf of TSOS (Their Story is Our Story) to help interview refugees trying to find safe places in a world of chaos.
The Impact Hub Seattle is hosting the show “Their Story is Our Story: Giving Voice to Refugees,” in its gallery space from June 1 to June 28, 2017. The show includes portrait photographs and paintings by TSOS artists along with brief introductions to each subject.
TSOS Team member Elizabeth Thayer presented before the Provo City Council.
An eight-minute interview with TSOS president Trisha Leimer aired on Brigham Young University’s Radio’s public affairs program, Top of Mind with Julie Rose,” on May 4, 2017.
Dr. Abdul Nasser Kaadan, Orthopedic Surgeon and a Syrian Visiting International Professor currently teaching at Weber State University, was a guest radio program titled "Top of Mind with Julie Rose."
Deseret News writer Allison Pond interviewed TSOS members in the midst of the organizations' presentation series in Utah. Her article "How these Mormon artists discovered that refugees are 'just like you'" features a handful of refugee stories.
A call 'to the rescue' inspired Utahns in a year's worth of service to refugees
What are we thinking? What do we expect these human beings will do as we look the other way and pretend they aren’t there? We aren’t just shutting them out, we are poisoning the wells from which our future will be forced to drink.
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) requested Their Story is Our Story: Giving Voice to Refugees (TSOS) to contribute stories about the heroism of refugee mothers to share at the organization's sixty-first session