Welcoming Refugees Through Music

Welcoming Refugees Through Music

By VIOLET SLOAN, age 10     A music school in New Haven, Connecticut, has been serving refugees in a unique way. Neighborhood Music School (NMS) created the “Welcome to the Neighborhood Fund.” The fund was built after a generous individual donated money...

Refugee Team at 2016 Summer Olympics

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 13 Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, 18, hopes to be part of the small team of Refugee Olympic Athletes that will compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. PHOTO: ONU Brasil Imagine losing everything in a war that killed more than...

Immigrant Families Face Devastating Raids

By EMILY BOYER, age 12 Protests spread across the nation in response to ICE’s raids on undocumented immigrants in January, 2016. PHOTO: Joe Brusky/Flickr More than 121 undocumented immigrants, mainly women and children, were arrested in raids coordinated by the Obama...