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.
Immigration lawyer Hope Frye describes the conditions at child migrant detention centers in her congressional hearing testimony.
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 the prejudice, stereotypes, and victimization Chinese and Chinese Americans faced in the US in the 1920s.
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.
Featuring the personal narratives of young migrants, this resource challenges students to reflect on the ways that migration affects personal identity.
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Use this six-week unit to explore the powerful story of a teenage boy from Honduras who migrates to the United States to reunite with his mother.