The Voices That Matter Most project works with KIND clients and other immigrant and refugee children to help them share their stories of fear, flight, resilience, and hope for public education and advocacy. Through workshops, trainings, and public speaking and advocacy opportunities, the Voices That Matter Most helps children tell their personal stories, build communications skills and gain confidence and self-esteem that that will help set them on a path toward hopeful and productive futures. As they share their unique stories in a variety of ways, these young people learn how to bring about positive change within their schools, communities, and beyond.
KIND clients overcome great hardship in their journey to find safety in the United States. Through workshops, trainings, and mentorships, KIND clients learn communications skills, advocacy, and how to share their stories in a variety of ways for public education and to affect change.Read More
Use the power of your voice to help KIND teach others about young people like you who come to the United States alone and why it is important for the U.S. to help protect immigrant children. KIND Youth Ambassadors help affect change by sharing their stories widely to promote understanding of unaccompanied children and their […]Read More
We work with our clients and other immigrant and refugee children to help them share their stories, read more here.
KIND partnered with Artolution on a program called Beyond the Wall, to design and paint a large-scale public mural to reflect on their personal stories.
KIND, UNICEF, and local partners worked with children in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico to tell their and their families’ migration stories through drawings and writing.
These collections of drawings, paintings, and prints, created by unaccompanied children and youth, offer a glimpse into their personal migration journeys toward freedom from fear. In each piece, the artists reveal the multi-faceted emotions and challenging experiences they have faced. Feelings of terror, despair, and loneliness are juxtaposed with positivity, togetherness, and hope.
KIND’s Voices that Matter Most project collaborated with LA-based photographer Noe Montes to create a photographic series that told the personal stories of our clients. Franklin shares his journey to safety.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, KIND’s Voices That Matter Most project partnered with Imagination Stage to offer our clients another visual way of sharing their powerful stories through stop-motion animation. Listen to Celeste share her personal journey.
The girls participated in a week-long virtual photography workshop through the Voices That Matter Most Project with Los Angeles-based photographer Noe Montes.
In partnership with LA-based photographer Noe Montes, KIND’s Voices that Matter Most Project offers our clients an opportunity to share their story through a photography lens. Learn more about Katty as she shares her hopes and dreams.
Through KIND’s Voices and Imagination Stage project in August 2020, Isaias learned how to create and produce his own stop-motion animation. Isaias decided to share his story through his artwork and video. Isaias writes, “My story is about a young man who has suffered through a lot in his life, from losing his parents to having depression and wanting to commit suicide. But he has a dream of being a singer and showing people that the impossible is possible.” Watch here:
Kids, no matter where they are from, deserve safe futures.
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