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 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.
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.