CALL FOR STORIES

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU


At Humans in Flight, we provide a platform for stories that bring the human aspect to the forefront of the refugee crisis. Whether you are a refugee, sponsor, volunteer, or change-maker, we want to hear your story.

SHARE YOUR TALENT

We would like to extend a warm invitation to join us in celebrating and sharing the inspiring stories of refugees, activists, and advocates on Humans in Flight. This platform has been created with the aim of amplifying the voices of refugees, newcomers, and advocates and activists who support them. We aim to showcase their unwavering strength, resilience, and impactful contributions and to highlight the efforts of those who are actively making positive changes. 


Theme: Navigating New Beginnings

Navigating New Beginnings is an invitation for everyone to share inspiring stories about individuals who are creating positive change in the world. 

We encourage you to be part of this journey of discovery and exploration, as we uncover the extraordinary experiences of refugees, activists, and advocates who are playing crucial roles in shaping the global conversation about displacement, refugees, and migration. 

Join us today and be part of this important movement towards a better tomorrow.

Featured Areas

 

Refugee Narratives


Reveal the defining moments of resilience within your own refugee journey. Share the triumphs and achievements that emerged as you pursued a new and improved life.

 

Refugee Activism and Advocacy


Reflect on your experiences as an activist or advocate, illuminating challenges and victories, and how they have shaped your dedication to the cause and the impact you aspire to make.

 

Contributions to Inclusion

 

Share how you've fostered inclusion in Canada as a refugee or advocate through art, culture, advocacy, and more.

 

Solutions to the Global Refugee Crisis

 

Offer insights on solutions for challenges faced by refugees worldwide. Discuss how collective effort can create a more compassionate environment for those seeking refuge.

 

Word Count: Submissions should be between 600 to 1000 words.

Writing Approach

 

First-Person Perspective: We encourage you to share your experiences in the first person, allowing readers to connect with your unique journey or advocacy work intimately.


Authenticity: Be genuine and authentic in your storytelling. Let your voice and perspective shine as you contribute to the rich mosaic of refugee narratives.

 

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024


Next Steps

 

Please email your stories to submityourstory@humansinflight.org along with a brief bio introducing yourself. Selected stories will be featured on our platform, Humans in Flight, amplifying the voices of refugees, activists, and advocates who have experienced displacement and celebrating their transformative contributions.

 

Compensation

 

As a volunteer-based organization, we are unable to offer compensation for contributions. We deeply appreciate your understanding in this matter. Our commitment is rooted in the shared passion and dedication of our volunteers.


Who Gets Published


If your story aligns with our mission at Humans in Flight, we will consider it for publishing. Keep in mind, we have limited resources and it may take up to two weeks for us to review your submission. If you do not receive a response within that time, we suggest exploring other publication options.

Thank you for being a part of our virtual community, where stories become a powerful force for change. By sharing your narrative, you contribute to a movement that challenges stereotypes, builds bridges of understanding, and stands up for refugees worldwide.

 

Together, let's weave a narrative that fosters empathy, ignites action, and cultivates a more inclusive and compassionate global society.