Orange County in North Carolina has an estimated 1,200 refugees. While they represent a small portion of the more than 65 million individuals displaced worldwide, their resettlement process can prove challenging. Local organizations like the Refugee Community Partnership (RCP) and … Read more
Byline: Haley McDougal '18
The notion of returning to a better Syria drives Hiba Alzouby ’21, a doctor of pharmacy candidate at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Born in New Jersey and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Alzouby lived in Syria between the ages … Read more
For Elizabeth (Betsy) Olson, living an internationalized life was not unusual. Although she grew up in Denver, Colorado, Olson has lived in many places around the world—from spending her college summers in the Philippines, where her father was country director … Read more
When Nijal Morgan ’20 applied to go to on a fall break Social Justice Experience trip to Trinidad, he had never been out of the country. The first-year political science student from Robeson County, North Carolina, boarded the plane with the intentions of experiencing a new culture and learning more about social justice, a topic he is passionate about.
Bahij ’17 came to the United States as a refugee, fleeing the Syrian civil war to a place where, he explained, he could enjoy freedom of speech and feel like a citizen. “When Americans welcome refugees, one day my kids … Read more