Migration and Immigration

In 2021, the United States welcomed Afghan refugees.  In 2022, we see the people of Ukraine in need of resettlement too.

Wild Forest Fires

Help our Allies

Get involved in welcoming those fleeing dangerous situations as they arrive and resettle in the United States:

Welcome.us

Stories of Survival

Closed for Storm [2021] is a documentary of a New Orleans theme park abandoned after flooding in 2005, as well the story of the community around it.

Check out active work Grassroots Aid Partnership is doing to help those facing migration:  https://www.grassrootsaidpartnership.org/projects

Watching the River
Kite beach

Stories of Survival

The Kite Runner - by Khaled Hosseini (2003) tells the story of the tumultuous events from the fall of Afghanistan's monarchy through the Soviet invasion, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise of the Taliban regime.
 

Stories of Survival

In this memoir, Iraqi writer, Mortada Gzar tells of the chance encounter with Morise, an African American soldier, during the US occupation of Iraq.  Mortada follows Morise to the US in search of love and self in  "I'm in Seattle, Where Are You?"

Masculinity