National Writing Project

Nyumbani Means Home: Empowering Student Voice and Social Action

Date: December 10, 2015

Summary: English teacher Diane Williams and the students behind Nyumbani visit with NWP Radio to discuss this collaborative writing project that raises awareness of the challenges refugee teens face in their Boise community.

 

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McCall Bruce-Bennion —former Anser Junior High student and founder of the Story, Human, Home Refugee Project:

I thought it was so unfair that after all that refugee teens went through, they were being bullied here in America where they finally thought they had safety."

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