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Leaders aren't born they are nutured, and developed...

Over the past year I have heard the saying “Leaders aren’t born they are nurtured, and developed.”

Those are the root ideologies of an organization very near and dear to my heart.  539 more words

The Philadelphia Program Where Immigrants And Refugees Are Taught ‘This Land Is Your Land’

Story by Jenny A. Burkholder
Photos by John Flak

In a brightly painted classroom, Brae Howard, a volunteer teacher who makes her living as a photographer, asks her students to “repeat after me.” Her 10 Bhutanese ESL students enthusiastically sing, “This land is your land. 1,218 more words


'Untold Stories' Educates Students, Uplifts Immigrants

By Setota Hailemariam

During times when it seems like disparaging talk on the news of “illegals,” “terrorists” or “aliens” is inescapable, it is important now more than ever to uplift the stories of immigrants, and show that they belong in this country — a country that once claimed to welcome the huddled masses, but is now sadly losing sight of that creed. 462 more words

University Of Maryland

Refugees, love and peace

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid is part parable and entirely too timely.

Hamid’s story follows Nadia and Saeed who meet in an unnamed war-torn country. She is distanced from her family because of her strong desire for personal independence. 224 more words


Why you should hate immigrants

If you actually hate immigrants, or you think the wall with Mexico is a good idea, this article is not for you. If you do not have any problem with immigrants, or you really like them, this article is not for you neither. 376 more words

Non Fiction

Glad I Didn't Say That: No Obama Learning Curve on Immigration

“[I]n Fairfax County MS-13 related incidents in the first 4 months of this year jumped more than 160 percent compared with 2015.”

WJLA.com, Washington, D.C., J… 121 more words