If you look at the ‘great wars’, it’s easy to identify a beginning and end point. For example, World War II began with the German invasion of Poland in September of 1939 and ended in May (or June, depending on the front) of 1946 . Today’s conflicts have no easy
At this year’s Nexus Summit, 734 Coffee (a product of Humanity Helping Sudan Project) served 630 cups of coffee to our Nexus family and friends at the NYU New School building. At a place like Nexus, among the most driven and determined people, the story of refugees was amplified. We
The Lost Boys of Sudan represent a group of refugees with a unique story of struggle and survival. Despite being torn from their families by civil war as young boys, forced to survive with only each other to rely on, they have had to overcome unimaginable hardship and misfortune. The
The month of June is considered throughout the world as refugee month and June 20th as refugee day. This month is dedicated to raising awareness and support for the current refugee crisis. In late 2000, the United Nations General Assembly formally initiated World Refugee Day to coincide with previously celebrated,
At HHSP, it is our mission and personal responsibility as a non-profit organization to work with our community and to inform others on the growing refugee crisis we currently face. We understand and respect the simple fact that our work would not be done without the support of our peers
Голодомор, or the Holodomor, translates to hunger death. In 1932-1933, massive famine known as the Holodomor swept across Ukraine (at the time the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic). No famine of natural causes, the Holodomor resulted directly from Stalinist policies created to force the rebellious Ukrainian population into submission on a
My earliest memories are of war, dead bodies and my uncle trying to save my life. At age 3, I became a refugee of the Sudanese civil war and one among 20,000 “Lost Boys of Sudan.” I was orphaned because my father was one of the 2.5 million people who
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Each morning more and more Americans are waking up to the unique scent and unparalleled taste of 734 Coffee. 734 Coffee is the latest effort from Humanity Helping Sudan Project to raise awareness of the refugee crisis around the world. The
Our world is changing, piece-by-piece, sometimes at a searing pace. In this environment, it gets harder to imagine what it means to be a citizen. In many ways we are all becoming global citizens, even though some of us are keen on fighting the change that is coming. The issue
Contributor: Cydni Gordon
People go through great lengths to secure a better life. Daraah Mou, originally born in Kenya is an example. Her life has been tragedy stricken as she has wandered from country to country to escape hardship.
In a region that’s lacking in sustainable industry and adequate infrastructure,