HUMANS IN FLIGHT
WHO WE ARE
Canada is a global leader in responding to humanitarian crises and welcoming refugees. Humans in Flight is a collection of pictures and firsthand narratives of people who had to flee their homelands in search of safety and survival – as well as personal stories from the volunteers and sponsors who have helped them build new lives in their adopted homeland
WHO WE ARE
We are a group of newcomers, volunteers, and advocates who are passionate and committed to making a difference for refugees worldwide, those languishing without basic rights and, or a place to call home.
Javed Najafi is a professional photographer, videographer, documentary maker, YouTuber and visual storyteller. He studied photography via Michigan State University and graphic design via the California Institute of The Arts. He is the photographer for Humans in Flight, as well as a contributor to Northern Lights Canada and Hazara Refugee Collective.
You can find his work on his YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/@Najafiphotography and on his own website. You can support him directly through PayPal. His images can also be found here: Instagram, Shutterstock, Wirestock.io, Pexels, Alamy and Dreamstime.
Stephen Watt is a co-founder of Northern Lights Canada and serves as editor and consultant to Humans in Flight. He is the recipient of the Irv Carvalho Humanitarian Award at the National Citizenship and Immigration Conference (2020) and the inaugural Charity Village award for 'most outstanding impact - volunteer' (2021).