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 explore the link between name and identity in their own lives and those of their classmates.
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 learn about the legal rights of refugees and then use poetry to develop a personal connection to the current global crisis.
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.