The new film, written by award-winning poet Warsan Shire, brings one Somali girl’s story of hardship and hope to the big screen.
In the new short film Brave Girl Rising, Nasro, a 17-year-old Somali refugee, shares her story from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Every day, Nasro fights for her basic survival, safety and access to the one thing that gives her hope for the future: her education.
Proceeds benefit Public Art Fund, USA for UNHCR, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
Artist and activist Ai Weiwei and leading arts non-profit Public Art Fund are partnering for a second time with eBay to exclusively release a series of six powerful new works of art for charity on June 20, World Refugee Day. The six works are compelling portraits of refugees: a remarkable and timely expression of the artist’s work surrounding this global humanitarian crisis. There are 500 editions of each of the six banners, available for $750 each.
Company Will Match Funds Donated by Bechtel Employees
RESTON, Virginia, December 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Earlier this week, Bechtel announced a special campaign among its 58,000 employees to help the millions of Syrian families that have fled their homeland.
The company’s philanthropic entity, Bechtel Group Foundation, began the campaign with a US$50,000 gift to the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a nonprofit with more than seven decades of success in helping refugees survive and regain control of their lives.