Recommended Readings, Videos & Resources:
- Seeking Refuge: On The Shores Of The Global Refugee Crisis By: Stephan Bauman, Matthew Soerens & Dr. Issam Smeir
- Welcoming The Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate By: Matthew Soerens & Jenny Hwang Yang
- When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting The Poor…And Yourself By: Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
- 10 Million To 1: Refugee Resettlement – A How-To Guide By: Jeffrey Kirk
- Possible: A Blueprint For Changing How We Change The World By: Stephan Bauman
- City of Thorns By: Ben Rowlens
- What Is The What By: Dave Eggers
- Salam Neighbor - Is about two Americans (Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple) live among refugees along Syria's border.
- God Grew Tired Of Us - Observes the ordeal of three Sudanese refugees as they try to come to terms with the horrors they experienced in their homeland, while adjusting to their new lives in the United States.
- They Call it Myanmar - The filmmaker documents life in the world's second-most-isolated country.
- Refugee - Five acclaimed photographers travel the world to provide detailed insight into the difficult conditions faced by refugees who dream of a better life.
- When Elephants Fight - The Democratic Republic of Congo has been called a geological scandal due to its mineral rich soil. Unfortunately, those minerals, necessary to sustain today's technology, are funding the deadliest war since WWII.
- World Relief Jacksonville: Phinneas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B93PTMjcdzA
- World Relief Refugee Program - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWZiZEZ9crA
- UNHCR – A World in Crisis (2015) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxUpIjVdpRo
- Hana & Saeed Syria - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Lw9t27vGw
- The UNHCR’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr
- World Relief Fox Valley Website: www.worldrelieffoxvalley.org
- World Relief Website: www.worldrelief.org
- Cultural Orientation Resource Center: http://www.culturalorientation.net/
- (Specifically, “Refugee Backgrounders”): http://www.culturalorientation.net/learning/backgrounders
- Explanation of US Refugee Admissions Program (From Dept. of State): https://www.state.gov/j/prm/ra/admissions/
- We Welcome Refugees Website: www.wewelcomerefugees.com
- Amnesty International’s Educational Resources on the Refugee Crisis: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/education/2015/10/8-educational-resources-to-better-understand-the-refugee-crisis/
- Against All Odds (Game): http://www.playagainstallodds.ca/
- Refugee Council USA Website: http://www.rcusa.org/
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Website : http://www.unhcr.org/