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Community Roundtable #43 – John Prendergast & Jesse Sheets

[ Music ]>>Welcome to Community Roundtable. I’m Nick Burns from the Salt Lake Community College Division of Communication and Performing Arts. And today on the show we’re talking about human rights, peace and justice in Africa. We’re also exploring topics on refugees arriving and thriving in Utah. We’ll speak with human rights activist and best-selling… Read More »

Tim McGraw – Humble & Kind (Cover) – Nadia Khristean

Guys, we are so excited because so many of you have submitted pictures and submitted footage of the services that you’ve done for refugees Now we decided to make two videos So this video is just highlighting all the service that you guys have done And this next video that’s coming out which is an… Read More »

‘A million Australians who don’t speak English’: New Aussies are isolated & unemployable | ABC News

People who have been here for 10, 15, 20 years without speaking English that’s a big problem. People with PhD’s, with master’s degrees who have been in Australia for 10, 15, 20, 30 years and never got a job. Elderly people socially isolated. I decided to start ARMIA exactly on 26 January 2015, intentionally because… Read More »

Rescuing Ex-Muslims: Leaving Islam

if a person changes his religion from Islam to any other religion the punishment should be death I was attacked from nowhere I didn’t see it coming I knew I had to get out or that was it what do you think your brother will do if they found out you and aces killing me… Read More »

2016 Immigrant & Refugee Youth Forum (Part I)

Liz Dunbar: …Mayor Strickland, who has been a leader in the welcoming cities movement for Tacoma, so, Mayor Strickland, thanks. Mayor: Thank you very much and good late afternoon and evening, everyone. My name is Marilyn Strickland and I have the honor of serving as Mayor of Tacoma and I’m very excited about this forum… Read More »

Acculturation in Context: Kathryn Buckley-Brawner, Catholic Charities

As a new reception and placement agency that is also placing and helping refugees resettle in a new area there have been a lot of lessons learned. There are things that we supposed would happen and there were other things that didn’t quite happen the way that they should. When we’ve been speaking all through… Read More »

Refugees Turn to Sex Work in Ecuador

Ecuador has the largest population of refugees in Latin America, a consequence of the ongoing war in Colombia. Each month hundreds of asylum seekers arrive, fleeing violence and seeking jobs. I traveled through the jungle in the oil-rich province of Sucumbios to Puerto Nuevo, a northern border town across the San Miguel river from one… Read More »

Bonner Center’s Work Comes Full Circle

(cheerful piano music) – In May of 2015, I graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Psychology, because of the, you know, the Matthews family, and because of Bonners, and because of their impact on me from decades ago. – He was one of the kids we worked with. We had… Read More »