refugees

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Michelle Rivero Identifies the Labels of Fear

In 2014, when the Obama Administration was detaining refugee women and children at the border, Michelle Rivero went to New

  • 01/01/2019
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Shannon Gibney: Under-Told Stories

For 10 years, Shannon Gibney has been researching a novel, letting the story sit and marinate, and then finally writing “Dream Country.”The process

  • 08/01/2018
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Where Do I Belong? Zaynab Abdi

Since 2013, Green Card Voices has produced video and print storytelling about some of the 40 million immigrants and refugees in the

  • 07/01/2018
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Where Do I Belong? Veronica Quillien

Since 2013, Green Card Voices has produced video and print storytelling about some of the 40 million immigrants and refugees in the

  • 07/01/2018
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Where Do I Belong? Regina Santiago

Regina Santiago (Photo Courtesy Green Card Voices) Since 2013, Green Card Voices has produced video and print storytelling about some

  • 07/01/2018
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Green Card Voices: Learning about Minnesota’s rich communities by sharing immigrant and refugee stories

Tea Rozman Clark could tell a story of growing up in the midst of the civil war that split Yugoslavia,

  • 04/01/2016
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The power of scholarship

Sousada Chidthachack  (Courtesy Photo) Most people would be surprised to learn that I was born in a Thai refugee camp

  • 01/01/2016

Sia Her: Cultural bridge builder

“The greatest challenge I as an American of Hmong descent have experienced in my life is that constant effort to be true to myself.”

  • 01/02/2015
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  • 03/01/2014

2012 Changemakers: Gender Democracy Toolkit

“It is so good to bring these conversations out in the open. Not just with women, but with men and youth.”

  • 12/02/2012
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Global thinking, local results: Somali native, Fatuma Elmi, gives refugees a helping hand

Timing-both good and bad-looms large in Fatuma Elmi’s life. She was born in an area of Somalia under Italian colonial

  • 04/01/2012
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2010 Changemaker: Silvia Pérez Sánchez

Organizer in Powderhorn neighborhood creates community for Latina immigrants This past summer, a tired, lifeless lot in Minneapolis’ Powderhorn neighborhood

  • 12/01/2010