The Syrian crisis evokes images of refugee camps or those who take on the harsh challenges to cross into Europe. Perceptions about the victims of this war seem to be homogeneous. These refugees are poor. They need to be rescued.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece is contributed by ReDi School of Digital Integration, a non-profit digital school for tech-interested newcomers applying for asylum in Germany. It was PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED on medium. Amro Hendawi has nightmares about not completing his education. “I see dreams during the night
“I remember the first time I ever met a refugee,” recalls Doug Hewitt, Co-Founder of 1951 Coffee Company, a specialty coffee nonprofit that provides job training and employment to the refugee community in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a
“I decided to apply to law school during the revolution in Egypt. That’s one thing that got me very interested in policy and human rights,” says Mary Dahdouh, a second-year law student at UC Berkeley and first generation American who