Articles, news, campaigns and events about #GiveRefugeesRest


Jan 21, 2016, 3:47pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
We witnessed a huge victory yesterday in our campaign to #GiveRefugeesRest, thanks to each one of you who took action this week on behalf of refugees.On Wednesday, the so-called “American SAFE Act” failed to pass the U.S. Senate....
Jan 20, 2016, 6:39pm FOR
As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people...
Jan 12, 2016, 5:27pm Anthony Grimes
Today, we launched #GiveRefugeesRest — a campaign to affirm the humanity of refugees.We need your help in calling on the 31 governors who supported refugee bans in their states, and the Speaker of the House who advanced federal ...
Jan 12, 2016, 2:41pm FOR
Last week, FOR sent 31 pillowcases and accompanying letters to each of the 31 governors who supported refugee bans in their states, and the Speaker of the House who advanced federal legislation, as part of the launch of the #GiveRefugeesRest...
Jan 7, 2016, 4:37pm Anthony Grimes
The anti-refugee and anti-Muslim rhetoric is out of control. Entire groups of human beings are being marginalized. This needs to stop immediately.With 31 U.S. governors attempting to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in their states,...
Dec 29, 2015, 11:15pm Linda Kelly
As we reflect on the past year, it seems the news was rife with suffering and pain in the world.Yesterday’s announcement in the Tamir Rice case — that white police officers would not be charged in the 12-year-old’s shooting,...