Meet Mariam

Meet Mariam

July 20th, 2018

  When Mariam came from war-torn Afghanistan to the U.S. in 2015, she didn’t speak a word of English. Life was difficult and she felt isolated. “I didn’t know anything,”…Read More

Meet Anita


Anita Adhikari grew up in a Nepalese refugee camp without running water or electricity, a thatched roof attempting to keep the rain off her bamboo bed. Her family came from…Read More

Meet Haley and Rabia


Haley Thomas’ heart was stirred for the plight of refugees on a mission trip to Jordan in her early 20s, working with Palestinian refugees. Eventually settling in Dallas, Texas, she…Read More

Meet Rooha


Rooha’s family moved from Dallas to the suburbs, but she still drives the 15 miles back into her old neighborhood, Vickery Meadow, to finish high school. It’s where she feels…Read More

Meet Tee Meh


Choral performance’s intricate interplay between voices pleases the ear and uplifts the soul. Military exercises challenge units to work together, pushing minds and bodies to their limits. To excel in…Read More

Meet Dil


Dil Alihussein and her daughter Soleha sit at a table in the Northwest Community Center, a bright facility in the heart of Vickery Meadow, the densely populated neighborhood in northeast…Read More

Meet Ghazwan


In the early 2000s, a sectarian militia left a foreboding message in front of Ghazwan Abdullah’s house. A bullet was inside the envelope along with a note that read, “Leave…Read More