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Sana Kawoon
Sana Kawoon  ·  Afghanistan

Every Girl Needs Education in Every Country

Teenagers from Afghanistan advocate for education for those who were left behind.
Hilary Cohen
Hilary Cohen Singer  ·  United States
Sarah Merwin
Sarah Merwin  ·  United States
Ryan Hudnell
Ryan Hudnell  ·  United States

I See You, I Want to Know You

How Refugees Weave Color into Our Communities
Leisa McDonald Executive Director
Leisa McDonald  ·  United States

Matthew House Creates Community Where Community is Missing

Leisa McDonald and Her Welcome Teams Fill the Gaps with Friendship and Housing
Elwaad Samatar
Elwaad Samatar  ·  United States

Advocacy through Storytelling

A college student uses her voice to fight for others
Martha
Martha  ·  Myanmar

A Burmese Woman Remembers Her Past and Finds Her Future in Farming

New Roots, A Farming Program for Refugees, Provides Job Security and Flexibility for a Burmese Woman
Len
Len  ·  Myanmar

A Woman From Myanmar Stands on Her Own Two Feet Through Farming

New Roots Provides Flexibility and Freedom for Myanmar Mothers
Aung
Aung  ·  Myanmar

Farming is Familiar

A Myanmar Refugee Grew up Farming and is Able to Continue to Learn and Farm in Her New Home
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Salai  ·  Myanmar

Farming is in My Blood

A Burmese Farmer Supplements His Income Through Programs at New Roots
Peng Bu
Peng Bu  ·  Myanmar

Self Expression and Happiness through Farming

New Roots Gives a Burmese Refugee New Knowledge and Experiences.
Rubi Hernandez
Rubi Hernandez  ·  Mexico
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Mursal  ·  Afghanistan

The Taliban Came and Gave Me a Warning, But I Did Not Stop

A trained dermatologist from Afghanistan struggles to find a way to practice in the United States as a refugee.
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