Category Archives: refugees

Tell me, what would they see in your eyes?

On a downtown street in Lansing, Mich., a woman asked for our help. She was with her daughter, about 7 years old. We could see in the woman’s eyes several things: warmth, strength, wariness. In the young girl’s, shyness. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Photo project helps refugees know ‘their voice matters’

Thanks to a research project conducted by a public health graduate student, eight refugees living in Syracuse, NY, will show off their photography skills at an exhibition next month. But Rozlynn Jakes-Johnson’s project is about much more than photography. Rozlynn … Continue reading

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Refugees ‘just need someone to walk alongside them’

Three summers ago, Sean Haley found himself delivering a couch to a refugee family on Syracuse’s North Side. He was with a friend, Nicole Watts, and they talked about her vision of helping the city’s refugee population, which grows by … Continue reading

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