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.
Students discover the complexities of Martha Sharp's rescue project by analyzing historical correspondences.
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 activate their thinking around being an upstander and their responsibility toward others in light of the Sharps' mission work in Czechoslovakia.
Students are introduced to upstanders Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife who undertook a rescue mission to help save Jews and refugees fleeing Nazi occupation.
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.
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.