Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
A Honduran boy goes on an unforgettable quest looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
Explore key findings about Honduran immigration, including the recent wave of minors seeking asylum.
Author Sarfraz Manzoor writes about the experiences that shaped his understanding of what it means to be British and what it means to belong.
Learn about a group of local residents who provide food to migrants traveling through Mexico to the United States.
Consider important questions about borders in the modern world with this article from National Geographic.
This guide provides activities and discussion questions for leading your students through a six-week reading of Enrique's Journey that explores themes of identity, belonging, and choices.
Learn how migration from Central American countries has changed in important ways in recent years.
Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri reflects on the difficulties of balancing her dual identities.
Learn how the Sharps' rescue work began with a phone call from the American Unitarian community asking for their leadership in the refugee crisis in Prague, 1939.
Consider the opportunities and challenges that arise when we encounter strangers.
Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.