All of the titles below link to thematic research sections addressing activism. Each section will open as a PDF and contains a written introduction with approximately 8-12 open-access and multi-media resources (books, articles, videos, podcasts, etc.).
Climate Change and Forced Migration: An Introduction Via Children’s Movies and Other Sources
This section aims to introduce children to issues of forced migration and climate change using discussion questions, activities, and popular films.
Environmental Displacement of Indigenous People: A Glimpse into Anishinaabe Resistance to Colonial Exploitation
This section aims to provide tools and resources for teaching high school students about the environmental displacement of Indigenous people in North America due to colonization. Rather than attempting to generalize the experiences of the many tribes who have been forced to leave their land or are currently fighting against displacement, this section will focus on the Anishinaabeg Nations and the threats that they currently face.
Food and Migration: Community, Diaspora, Politics
Food is a means for understanding others and their experiences. With this in mind, this section demonstrates the vital link between food and community, identity, the migration process, and political debate.
Forgetting Humanitarian Aid: Mutual Aid for and by Refugees
This section uses concepts of mutual aid to complicate traditional humanitarian aid structures in and around refugee communities while prompting readers to design and advance mutual aid networks themselves.
US-Mexico Borderlands, Identity, and Community Engagement
This section aims to facilitate conversations about living in and conceptualizing the borderlands by highlighting the voices of those who consider the US-Mexico borderlands home.