Calling All Refugee Advocates: Share Your Journey

Are you a former refugee turned advocate residing in Canada? We want to hear your inspiring story.

About the Initiative:

Humans in Flight is excited to launch a new initiative in collaboration with Canadian Connections to amplify the voices of refugee advocates across Canada. We believe firsthand accounts of the refugee journey are powerful tools for raising awareness and inspiring change. This project aims to provide a platform for former refugees who have become advocates and activists to share their stories of resilience, courage, and advocacy.

Submission Guidelines:

Story Length: Your story should be between 600 to 1200 words.
Theme: Focus on the theme of refugee Self-Representation and advocacy.
Content: Share your personal experiences of the refugee journey and how you’ve transitioned into an advocate for refugee rights. Highlight moments of self-representation and your efforts in advocating for your rights and the rights of fellow refugees.
Bio and Headshot: Include a brief bio (50-100 words) and a high-resolution headshot of yourself.
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Compensation: Selected stories will receive $200.
Publication: Your story will be published on Humans in Flight and Canadian Connections, with extensive promotion on social media platforms.

How to Submit:

To apply, please fill out the submission form below and attach your story, bio, and headshot. Ensure that all materials are submitted in the specified format. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact us at


By submitting your story, you consent to its publication on Humans in Flight and grant us permission to use your content for promotional purposes on our website and social media channels.

Sponsored by Canadian Connections