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.
The readings in this collection explore the nature of identity, belonging, tolerance, and difference in our increasingly global society.
Address today's global challenges with lesson plans focused on current events including the refugee crisis and contemporary antisemitism.
Students reflect on what "American" means to them and are introduced to the idea that the United States is the product of many individual voices and stories.
Students use videos and readings featuring US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power to develop a historical and human understanding of today’s global refugee crisis.
Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.
Author Ed Husain remembers two key experiences from growing up in an immigrant family in London that shaped his identity and the decisions that he made.
Get an overview of the Pew Research Center's findings on global migration and immigration as of 2018.
Immigration lawyer Hope Frye describes the conditions at child migrant detention centers in her congressional hearing testimony.
In these excerpts from her memoir, author Saira Shah reflects on the importance of the stories that her father told her about her family’s ancestral home in Afghanistan.
Learn about the challenges of addressing religious difference in French public schools.
Explore the relationship between religious identity and belonging with these accounts of Asian migrants in Britain.
Eboo Patel reflects on how religion impacts his identity and a time in his past when he was a bystander.