Throughout World Refugee Awareness Month, observed in June, activists are working to spotlight the stories of the nearly 69 million refugees and displaced people around the world. People from all walks of life take steps big and small to shed a positive light on refugees and help them connect with their new communities. Some local groups in Washington got together to do just that through the power of sports. VOA's June Soh has more.
As the number of refugees allowed into the United States is reduced by the Trump administration, a grassroots movement to help the public better understand refugees is growing in the nation’s capital. VOA’s June Soh caught up with a woman who is a driving force behind the movement called One Journey. Carol Pearson narrates her story.]