Safe Enough To Be Brave
For the last issue (#62) of FOAM Magazine, Fabian Holle and Alaa Ammar co-wrote a paper on building and holding safe(r) spaces. In their paper, they write more about co-organizing and co-creating LIMBO, and the different challenges and opportunities that arose in the process. A full version of the paper can be found here.
Education for Change - United States
The metropolitan community of City Heights, San Diego is home to 95,000 residents from 70 countries living within approximately 6.5 square miles. Within this complex landscape, non-profit, ethnic- and community-based organizations, and highly engaged residents dedicate their expertise, experience, and passion to the community.
Academic Engagement for Refugees’ Inclusion Beyond Good Intentions
Since 2015, the study of refugee inclusion has become a booming business. However, research and policies are still quite disconnected from refugees’ lives. Reflective infrastructures can help refugees, other societal actors, and researchers collaborate on knowledge co-creation projects that address refugees’ and migrants’ real-life challenges and question taken-for-granted assumptions. Spaces like this, which include various perspectives, are essential to enable the reflexivity necessary to rethink policy and research to make a real difference.