Join Us in Utah for the Displacement Today TSOS Lecture Series, 21-23 October 2021

Conversations

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.

On World Refugee Day - June 20, 2019, at Hellgate High School, in Missoula, Montana, 435 youth came together for a summer service-learning opportunity directed by TSOS Refugees.

January 16, 2021

Education

Lubna and Pebble

Sharing books together is one of the quickest and most effective ways to connect with one another. By sharing in great books about refugees, our hope is that you and your children will feel a connection with their experiences and recognize that we are all more similar than we realize.

January 14, 2021

Maintaining hope in humanity can be difficult in a world filled with contention and distrust, but when four seemingly unrelated people connect by chance to result in the gifting of a car to a newcomer, goodness and brotherhood are reaffirmed.

January 14, 2021

"Entering and exiting people’s pain is so uncomfortable – by far the worst feeling about crisis work or international development..."

January 13, 2021

“When we see something wrong we must try and do something about it. Dilek is a doer. You will like her..."

January 13, 2021

"We listened to [Angela Merkel's] warm words encouraging Germans to embrace the refugees flooding into Europe at that moment. We had tears in our eyes and agreed whole-heartedly with her vision to welcome refugees..."

January 9, 2021

Education

"Refugee families have had a very difficult time sending their children back to school because they cannot afford the school fees at the private schools their children have to attend..."

January 9, 2021

"The title refugee, is a badge of honor like prisoner of war or Holocaust survivor. It says something about a person’s life experience and personal strength to survive..."

January 9, 2021

For many children, playdates and adventures are a natural part of childhood, but for those who have resettled into new communities from war-torn countries, the gift of a carefree childhood may be a luxury that doesn't come naturally.

January 9, 2021

“You don’t know, what you don’t know, ... If you never get in touch with someone new, you don’t learn anything. Every culture has developed really beautiful parts. Hopefully, by coming to a safe place, people can let the wall down and share their beautiful parts with the rest of us.”

January 9, 2021
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