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Are We Jumping to Trumpclusions?

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Link to conversation on youtube http://bit.ly/2j0uYKA These are times to talk about what President Trump (PT) is doing, not about what he should be doing, says Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, from AJ+ in a provoking web chat organized by 6 Degrees (Link) and the (19MM) project, moderated by Belén Arce Terceros. Rafael Fernández, from Fusion, questions the […]

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#HumanJourneys in Toronto

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Rethinking the media refugee crisis media coverage: what do readers and refugees want to see? What would the coverage of the refugee crisis look like if refugees and readers were to decide how to do it? What terms would be used, what angles would be covered, what questions would be asked? That is exactly what […]

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Hello, Guten Tag! Welcome to the Refugee Radio Network

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by Belén Arce Terceros (@beluarce) “Hello, Guten Tag! Welcome to the Refugee Radio Network (RRN). For refugees from refugees,” greets the host of Refugee Voices, one of the shows of this particular radio station. “No Freedom, No Life,” adds a robotic voice. An African song plays before the show kicks off – in German. Just a […]

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The 19 Million Project won a honorable mention at Cynopsis Awards

The 19 Million Project won a honorable mention as a Cultural Awareness Campaign or Initiative from Cynopsis.

The Cynopsis’ second annual Social Good Awards Breakfast took place in New York City last April 7th. Campaigns ranging from sharing stories of refugee’ attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea, exposing trafficking in endangered species, empowering veterans, to preventing bullying were presented to a supportive audience. The 19 Million Project won a honorable mention as […]

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What war does to the lives of children…

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by Luisa Ortiz   David Gross, award-winning Bay Area photographer and educator has worked since 1999 in war zones. His project aims to give a voice to trauma, heal wounds and provide an understanding to what war does to the lives of refugee children. He calls it the “Inside-Outside Project”: an art therapy/photo exercise. As […]

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Kakuma: Rebooting empathy through a gamified voyage

Kakuma: Rebooting empathy through a gamified voyage

by Gabriela Brenes “We fail at understanding that some people may want more than surviving another day. […] Because it’s not us.”, writes Bruno Rodríguez on the Dev. Journal of “Kakuma: A video game about the refugee experience”. The journey of a refugee is anything but predictable: national or regional policies might change overnight, public […]

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