The Syrian Refugee Crisis has been a globally controversial topic as a surge of newcomers are seeking asylum in developed countries, with some having a hard time settling and adjusting into their new environment. Because of the magnitude of this problem, our group decided to help Syrian refugees in our own way by starting a clothing drive for individuals within our local community. Continue reading
For my history project I chose to focus on Razan Zaitouneh (Image Below). The reason I chose to cover Razan Zaitouneh to be the pinnacle of my history project is because I am a first generation Arab-American originally from Syrian descent and with the civil war going on in Syria I thought it was important to explain some important nuggets of information about Syria. It was a bit difficult to find information on Razan Zaitouneh as she led a life in a world that was much different than ours here in the U.S. However, it was more of a surprising thought that her story is not really told to many in this part of the world.