To honor the courage, strength and determination of the people who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence, we’re dedicating the month of July to refugee awareness. Here’s our list of what to read, watch, listen, do, give and buy to lend a helping hand. Have other ideas? We want to know—hook us up with a comment, please!
READ: Looking to gain insight and understanding into the refugee experience? Take a look at this list of novels curated by Signature Reads. Feeling a shorter read? Check out these articles to learn more about the current refugee crisis:
- Europe’s refugee crisis is making headlines, but Latin America’s is just as alarming
- Europe’s Child-Refugee Crisis
- Picture Stories: Inside the Harrowing Journeys of Refugee Mothers
WATCH: Rather watch a movie? Check out these films: The White Helmets, Cries from Syria, The Promise, In This World, Dheepan, Salam Neighbor, Children of Men
LISTEN: To hear from refugees about their personal experiences, listen to Narratio, a podcast dedicated to empowering youth and refugees to share their stories. To keep up with the refugee crisis, get a free subscription to The Daily.
BUY: Check out GAIA, a fashion line dedicated to empowering female refugees, and support local businesses owned by refugees.
Did we miss your favorite thing to read, watch, listen, do, give and buy to support refugees? Share it with us in the comments.