A Way Home Together: Stories of the Human Journey
By United Nations
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"A Way Home Together: Stories of the Human Journey" tells stories of people on the move from different cultures and countries. In our first two episodes, host Ahmed Badr, a refugee from Iraq speaks to his parents and 14-year-old sister about his family's journey. Other early episodes feature young refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa, who now live in North America. Their voices, laughter and emotional honesty are examples of how "A Way Home Together" can help build a new narrative around migrants and others who share their hopes and dreams. Instead of hearing about them in a distant or abstract way, the audience gets up close and personal with remarkable people who are in many ways just like them.
||CleanSPECIAL episode: Mohammed Abdiker of IOM||Internally Displaced People (IDPs) are families-- mothers, fathers, children and grandparents-- who were forced to leave their homes. Unlike refugees who crossed a border, they remain in their home countries. In this special episode, we speak with...||23 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 Forced to Flee: Internally Displaced People||Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are among the world's most vulnerable people. Each year, their numbers grow: Families and individuals forced to flee their homes, because of war, terrorism, government repression, natural disasters and climate...||20 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 Soccer And The Somali Stars||What role can soccer play in bringing people together from different backgrounds and life experiences? In this episode we hear from the teenage members of the Somali Stars-- a team of refugee kids in Utah, who are now part of the Cottonwood...||2 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 A Survivor from the DRC Rebuilds His Life in Texas||Espoir was an infant when his family fled for their lives. He is a survivor of the civil war in The Democratic Republic of The Congo (DRC).Today, nearly two decades later, Espoir is a making a new life for himself in Austin, Texas. We hear about his...||13 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 12 and 83||What does a 12 year old refugee have in common with the 83 year-old head of the International Organization for Migration, William Lacy Swing? Listen and find out. Basel Al Rashdan was 6 when his family fled Syria. They spent three years...||6 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: Mariam’s Migrant Journey: Gaza to New York||Ahmed speaks to Mariam Abuamer, a singer based in Brooklyn, New York. Born in the Soviet Union and having grown up in Palestine, Mariam’s migrant journey is marked by struggle, persecution, empowerment, and freedom.||28 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 Struggle in South Dakota, A New Life in Texas||Ahmed’s family is resettled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After a year they move to Brookings, South Dakota so that Ahmed’s parents can re-evaluate their engineering degrees. After three years in Brookings, they move to Houston, Texas in search of..||28 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 The Bomb: The Day the Badr Family's Life Changed Forever||Host Ahmed Badr speaks to his parents and his 14-year-old sister about the bomb that hit their home in Baghdad, changing their lives forever. The family also discusses their journey through Iraq, Syria, and America.||28 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|