Friday Feature: Best of World Refugee Day 2016

If there’s anything positive about the ongoing backlash against resettling Syrian refugees in the U.S., it’s an increase in excellent public awareness communication to combat it.

Here are three of Higher’s favorite pieces commemorating World Refugee Day 2016:

1. A short film from singer Alicia Keys, set in a war-torn Los Angeles where U.S. families are forced to flee violence to safety across the border in Mexico.

2. An eloquent opinion editorial from Welcoming America on

3.  The history of Bosnian refugee impact in revitalizing a St. Louis, MO neighborhood on

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