I am a migrant is a space for people on the move to share their personal stories and journeys, challenge stereotypes, and lead the narrative on migration.
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16,100 KMof courage
Dancing makes people drop their guard and allows them to express themselves through body movement. Zumba is a way of communicating and wherever I go, it enables me to get to know and understand new cultures and history.
800 KMof courage
When we play, we remember our orchestras in Venezuela and it feels like a family reunion. I am convinced that music is connected to migration—it is a universal language.
830 KMof courage
I am here, but my heart is where the bombs are. I am sure that most Ukrainians who are now abroad will go back home one day – the heart wants what it wants.
7,000 KMof courage
I brought my knowledge with me to Chile, but I am also learning things from the country.
710 KMof courage
Like any other worker, we contribute to the economy. I take care of my employer's home and family as if it were my own. My rights as a domestic worker are as important as any other worker’s rights.
5,500 KMof courage
There were nearly 100 people on the boat. In the middle of the sea, we had to take the water out with our hands to avoid drowning.
2,800 KMof courage
Now, I don’t have any reason to leave. Yes, home is usually best, but when the place where you grew up is constantly under threat, you have no choice.
5,100 KMof courage
Being a migrant makes you give a different meaning to what family is.