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Episode 6 "The Free and The Brave" • TOPIC: Refugee Youth and Veterans For American Ideals Refugee Stories: In Their Own Voices

    • Society & Culture

This month, we will find the common ground between an Iranian refugee youth activist, a soprano former student and Conrad Charging Choir member, and a U.S. Marine who now advocates for refugees. How, you may ask? Listen now to find out!

On this episode, you'll meet Rooha Haghar, a junior at Conrad High School in Dallas who is also an Iranian Bahá'í activist sharing her story and raising awareness of the fate of other Iranian minorities. You'll also meet her classmate Zasha Garcia, a soprano in Conrad Charging Choir and graduate of the multicultural school where over 30 languages are spoken. Finally, you'll meet US Marine Veteran Joe Jenkins who advocates for refugees through the Human Rights First initiative, Veterans for American Ideals. All three guests epitomize the freedom and bravery of Americans.

SPONSORSHIP:

Funding for this podcast is provided by Southern Methodist University's Embrey Human Rights Program via their Community Outreach Fellowship. Their website is: http://smu.edu/humanrights/

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

For media inquiries, please contact tiffany@hrtsmedia.com.

HOST:

This podcast is hosted by Human Rights Media at: www.hrtsmedia.com and can be found on iTunes, Stitcher, and TuneIn as well as on most podcast aggregators.

New episodes are released monthly through May 2018.

Many thanks to the dedicated staff who work tirelessly to help produce this series and make it possible. And for each refugee and expert guest, thank you for your honesty and vulnerability to bring your stories and reliable data to the public.

CREDITS:

Tiffany Jelke, Producer & Host • SMU Community Outreach Fellow •
Michelle Lara, Production Assisant
Allison Plake, Audio Production Intern
Kade Peacock, Sound Technician

Dr. Bradley Klein, Associate Director of SMU's Embrey Human Rights Program is the mentor on this project.

This month, we will find the common ground between an Iranian refugee youth activist, a soprano former student and Conrad Charging Choir member, and a U.S. Marine who now advocates for refugees. How, you may ask? Listen now to find out!

On this episode, you'll meet Rooha Haghar, a junior at Conrad High School in Dallas who is also an Iranian Bahá'í activist sharing her story and raising awareness of the fate of other Iranian minorities. You'll also meet her classmate Zasha Garcia, a soprano in Conrad Charging Choir and graduate of the multicultural school where over 30 languages are spoken. Finally, you'll meet US Marine Veteran Joe Jenkins who advocates for refugees through the Human Rights First initiative, Veterans for American Ideals. All three guests epitomize the freedom and bravery of Americans.

SPONSORSHIP:

Funding for this podcast is provided by Southern Methodist University's Embrey Human Rights Program via their Community Outreach Fellowship. Their website is: http://smu.edu/humanrights/

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

For media inquiries, please contact tiffany@hrtsmedia.com.

HOST:

This podcast is hosted by Human Rights Media at: www.hrtsmedia.com and can be found on iTunes, Stitcher, and TuneIn as well as on most podcast aggregators.

New episodes are released monthly through May 2018.

Many thanks to the dedicated staff who work tirelessly to help produce this series and make it possible. And for each refugee and expert guest, thank you for your honesty and vulnerability to bring your stories and reliable data to the public.

CREDITS:

Tiffany Jelke, Producer & Host • SMU Community Outreach Fellow •
Michelle Lara, Production Assisant
Allison Plake, Audio Production Intern
Kade Peacock, Sound Technician

Dr. Bradley Klein, Associate Director of SMU's Embrey Human Rights Program is the mentor on this project.

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