Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

 

The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea

This book is recommended by the UCC 26th General Synod in its resolution, "A CALL FOR A MORE HUMANE US IMMIGRATION POLICY; END MIGRANT DEATHS; SUPPORT IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES"

This is a true story about a group of men who crossed into the Arizona desert for a better life in the U.S.

Destination America by Chuck Wills

Tell your family's story!  Learn more at www.pbs.org/destinationamerica.

The Middle of Everywhere by Mary Pipher 

The World's Refugee comes to our town - helping refugees enter the American Community!

Journeys for Freedom: A New Look at America's Story

Peter Malual, a refugee from Sudan, survived the hardship of war as a child separated from his parents. Peter was resettled in Connecticut in 2001 by a UCC church in Madison. In "Journeys of Freedom," Peter shares his incredible journey. This is a book written for children ages 8-12.

The BRIDGE Project

BRIDGE is a popular education resource of exercise and tools for immigrant and refugee community organizations, and other allies of immigrants and refugees.

It features eight workshop modules that include activities, discussion questions, fact sheets, and other resources to help build dialogue, engagement, and shared action within and between communities. BRIDGE also includes educational material for NNIRR’s award-winning video, Uprooted: Refugees of the Global Economy!