Author: Birkland, Carol
The goal of this study guide is beginning to build solidarity with uprooted persons. It centers on the book "No Place Left Called Home," and includes session-by-session plans, learning activities, plans for retreats and intergenerational studies, a simulation game and more.
Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Presents a perspective on the situation of refugee children in camps on different continents through the voices of the children themselves. Reaction and commentary by children from a developed country--the UK. Provides a compelling view of the reality of the refugee existence, and it serves as an excellent introduction to a presentation or discussion on refugees. It is suitable for children from 8 years and up, and has a powerful appeal for adults. **Another copy under SJ-RF-003**
Author: Chevalier, Rebekah, Ed.
A collection of worship resources from around the world. Includes prayer, litanies, reflections, and worship outlines, interspersed with stories of uprooted people.
Author: De Graaf and Mann
A millennium ago the Maya were one of the most advanced civilizations on earth, lords of a vast empire. In the last decade, more than 100,000 have fled their homes in Guatemala to escape violent repression. Portrays the plight of the Mayans and tells the unusual story of how these refugees, many now living in Mexico, are rediscovering their heritage and identity.
Author: Katrina Browne
First-tie filmmaker Katrina Browne makes a troubling discovery - her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine fellow descendants set off to retrace the Triangle Trade: from their old hometown in Rhode Island to slave forts in Ghana to sugar platation ruins in Cuba. Step by step, they uncover the vast extent of Northern complicity in slavery while also stumbling and streching their way through the minefield of contemporary race relations. The film...
Author: Elizabeth G. Ferris
Fifty million people roam the world without homes, communities, countries. They are uprooted, the refugees, the outcasts forced to flee from war, persecution, famine or econmic exploitation. What they all have in commin is that they leave their homes out of fear.
Author: Ferris, Elizabeth G.
Expose of the unfathomable reality of 50 million people in flight…all around the world, including the United States. Explores the economic, political, ecological and religious conditions that tyrannize and ostracize large groups of people.