Some of us are literally from Darfur. Others are standing in solidarity with Darfuris and all refugees and displaced people around the world that have been forced from their homes—but who continue to strive for peace, protection, and justice. Recently, the word “refugee” has been turned negative and into something to be feared. We know that refugees—children, women, and men—are only looking for hope and opportunity for a life of dignity and peace. #WeAreDarfur is a mosaic of people that calls for open arms in welcoming and supporting refugees everywhere.
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Wow. When Liam Cook and I arrived at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, I can definitely say we were both beyond nervous. I have been working with iACT helping spread awareness on the global refugee crisis for a few years now, and at that moment I couldn’t...read more
Hi, my name is Julia and I have had the amazing opportunity to intern for iACT the past two summers. I live in Hermosa Beach, California, and will be a senior at Mira Costa High School this fall. My family and I first became involved with iACT in 2011. My mom, Alex...read more
My name is Micaela Tomaro and I am one of iACT’s interns this year! I am 17 years old and a rising senior at Mira Costa High School. I first became involved with iACT through my younger brother’s soccer team. His previous coach, Mark Hodson - the current Men’s Darfur...read more