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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We just arrived at a small village in a place that can be described as, without exaggeration, the middle of nowhere. Eastern Chad, close to the Sudan border, is a remote, harsh region. The airport we arrived at is a dirt runway, and there's not even one tree with a...read more
Hermosa Beach Humanitarian Group Partners with LA Galaxy and Midfielder Baggio Husidic to Promote Refugee Soccer Programs
LOS ANGELES, February 8, 2018 -- LA Galaxy will kick off its season on March 4, 2018, against the Portland Timbers and in support of refugee soccer programs in Chad and Cameroon. This will be the third-annual iACT Night at LA Galaxy. Since 2013, local humanitarian...read more
Chicago Museum Partners with Humanitarian Organization to Connect Students with Darfuri Refugees through Global Citizenship
LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2018 -- Starting this month, the Little Ripples Global Citizens curriculum, an education program of iACT, will be part of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s Myself, My Community teaching resources available for K-2 classrooms....read more