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Ways to help our situation at the border - Cayuga Center

Ways to help our situation at the border - Cayuga Center

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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  1. Personal Portraits: Behnam learning how to read music and play piano
    09 Nov, 2018
    Personal Portraits: Behnam learning how to read music and play piano
    Continuing our personal portraits of the kids we met in Denmark, we would like to present you with the incredible story of Behnam. He is from Afghanistan and has a little brother whom we met as well. Behnam speaks perfect English which he taught himself by watching youtube videos. He has a mind full of curiosity and absorbent like a sponge. He is our biggest musical discovery during our Denmark trip: a really gifted child with creative and musical talents which need nurturing. In our two short
  2. photo by Victoria Stevens
    21 Sep, 2018
    Personal Portraits: Mohammad and Mohammad
    (All photography by Victoria Stevens)  Here is just a snippet of our class together:  When we first met the children I thought they were very serious and curious about what was going to happen, but also not completely sure about "these new people with musical instruments". They were all inseparable from their teachers at the Jelling Red Cross Center, looking for their protection and guidance. The atmosphere changed so very quickly once we played the first sounds of music. The kids started to be
  3. OVERVIEW: III. DAY TWO ACTIVITIES
    30 Aug, 2018
    OVERVIEW: III. DAY TWO ACTIVITIES
    NOVEL VOICES IN DENMARK ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW Before we dive into blogging our individual thoughts and experiences and introducing you to some of our new friends from our first set of Novel Voices travels in Denmark, we thought it might be useful to share an overview-timeline to offer those traveling virtually with us a clearer picture of what we did for three days in Denmark!  We’re posting our overview in three segments:  I. Arrival to Denmark and Final Prep II. Day One Activities III. Day
  4. Victoria Stevens Photography
    28 Aug, 2018
    OVERVIEW: II. DAY ONE
    NOVEL VOICES IN DENMARK ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW Before we dive into blogging our individual thoughts and experiences and introducing you to some of our new friends from our first set of Novel Voices travels in Denmark, we thought it might be useful to share an overview-timeline to offer those traveling virtually with us a clearer picture of what we did for three days in Denmark!  We’re posting our overview in three segments:  I. Arrival to Denmark and Final Prep II. Day One Activities III. Day
  5. Victoria Stevens Photography
    26 Aug, 2018
    OVERVIEW: I. Arrival to Denmark & Final Prep
    NOVEL VOICES IN DENMARK ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW Before we dive into blogging our individual thoughts and experiences and introducing you to some of our new friends from our first set of Novel Voices travels in Denmark, we thought it might be useful to share an overview-timeline to offer those traveling virtually with us a clearer picture of what we did for three days in Denmark!  We’ll be posting our overview in three segments:  I. Arrival to Denmark and Final Prep II. Day One Activities III. Day
  6. Novel Voices Winner of Music Academy of the West's Alumni Enterprise Award!
    14 Jun, 2018
    Novel Voices Winner of Music Academy of the West's Alumni Enterprise Award!
    We are very happy to have been awarded the Music Academy of the West Alumni Enterprise Award for Novel Voices!  Their support will allow us to begin implementing our Project! We are thrilled to begin in Denmark this August. Stay tuned for our first center visit and our updates!  Molly & Anna
  7. Looking for ways to help? Here is how:
    22 Apr, 2018
    Looking for ways to help? Here is how:
    As we have begun digging into researching Refugee Aid Organizations that would be a good fit as collaborators in the Novel Voices project, we came across two very helpful, concise, and informative New York Times articles and the website www.openmigration.org which presents collected data and educates about the migration issues in Europe.  HOW YOU CAN HELP REFUGEES IN THE UNITED STATES:   https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/your-money/how-to-help-refugees-in-us.html  HOW YOU CAN HELP