Happy Caravan and ISP: Creating change that’s bigger than we are!

Alaa Eddin Janid grew up in Aleppo, Syria. Over the course of his young life, Alaa journeyed from the world of privilege, to witnessing and experiencing  the persecution, oppression and brutality of the Assad regime. As an activist Alaa joined forces with other young people in Aleppo to fight for democracy and human rights, but due to the increasing dangers in the country, Alaa was ultimately forced to leave Syria and become one of millions of people who fled theirRead more

History on our doorstep

It’s all over the news. Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homelands in order to survive and risking their lives to do so. While thousands are arriving in Europe every day, they represent a tiny fraction of the refugee population, for example there are about one million Syrian refugees just in Lebanon. Here are some of some “facts on the ground.” (Europe’s Refugee Crisis by the Numbers-Yahoo News) Number of displaced people internally after Syrian conflict: More than 6 million RegisteredRead more