Voices is a collection of stories written by refugees and immigrants living in the USA.

You can read about the challenges other refugees and immigrants faced. Read to learn how they adjusted to life in the USA.

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Insider view: on hiring and working with refugees

An employer with experience of working with refugees offers some tips for job seekers. If you are a refugee, you might be nervous about interviewing for a job, but employers can be nervous too! This is especially true if they don’t have experience working with refugees. It helps if you understand the perspective of the ... Read more

The powerful mind of Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla immigrated to the USA as a young man. He was an inventor and electrical engineer. Some of the things he invented are important parts of our lives today.  When most people hear the word “Tesla,” they may have the electric car company in mind. Not everyone knows that the company is named after ... Read more

Advice for teenagers

Teenagers go through many changes.  It can be hard for them to find people to trust with hard issues. An educator shares some advice for teenagers.  As an educator, soccer coach, and cook myself, I will be sharing some advice for teenagers. They will help to boost our teen’s health physically, mentally. Through my years ... Read more
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Anousheh Ansari: The first female space explorer

Anousheh Ansari is the first Muslim woman and Iranian to become a “space tourist”. She is also a successful entrepreneur who empowers women to achieve their dreams.  If asked to name someone who has been to space, most people’s answers would say the same names: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first people to walk ... Read more