Good News About Refugees

Celebrating the good being done for refugees and by refugees.

Art Is Helping Refugee Women Connect and Express Themselves

A new study in Australia has looked at the experiences of refugee and migrant women who shared creative art in community exhibitions. The women supported each other, learnt about each other’s cultures and taught each other new skills, including unique sewing techniques.
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This Nonprofit Is Providing Hope for North Korean Refugees

Liberty in North Korea believes the North Korean people will achieve liberty in our lifetime. Here's why we can be hopeful about North Korea — and how to make a difference.
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Afghan Women Launched a School for Refugees on a U.S. Army Base

Concerned to see refugee children missing out on classes, three Afghan women set up their own school at the Fort McCoy base in Wisconsin.
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Artists Turned Empty Dutch Prisons Into Colorful Homes for Refugees

Plunging crime rates in the country have left prisons empty, and many are closing down. But the government is now using some of these empty prisons to house refugees, a population that’s growing as more migrants arrive in the country seeking asylum.
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Meet the Organization Helping Refugees Heal Through Storytelling

The group centers on the power of creativity and storytelling to help participants enhance and transform their psychological wellbeing and build resilience, leadership skills, and community engagement.
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A Peek Into the World of a Top Official at the UN's Refugee Agency

Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) Clements has worked with displaced populations for the past three decades, and prior to joining UNHCR in 2015, she served in various roles at the U.S. State Department, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of State.
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Best Refugee Organizations to Support in All Fifty States

We did the work of tracking down nonprofits supporting refugees in every single state. Use this tool to find the best local organization to volunteer with or donate to. You can help make a difference for refugees in the United States.
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From Apps to Air Miles: 7 Ways Tech Can Help Afghans

Desperate scenes in Kabul are met with high-tech help as offers of rides, meals, and beds go online.
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'We Need Help': Thunberg's Movement Makes Plea to Rescue Afghan Climate Activists

The climate activists have been trying to get the names and details of Afghan campaigners and their families onto evacuation lists, but eight days after their first calls for help, there has been no response.
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What's Happening in Afghanistan — And How You Can Actually Help

Recently, after seizing power in provinces throughout Afghanistan, the Taliban took hold of the capital city of Kabul, and have effectively assumed power in the country. The Taliban has historically violated basic human rights, especially those of women and girls. Here's how you can help right now.
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