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January 23, 2019

After attending the UNICEF Youth Activism Training Program for the Refugee and Migrant crisis we came back to school with a new-found passion to raise awareness about the issue and share our knowledge with fellow students. The activism training program taught us a lot about the Refugee Crisis and equipped us with the right information and techniques we needed to educate our community about the issue.

 After planning out our campaign, the three of us set out to do a few things around the school. Firstly, we organised mini workshops for 1st Year students about the Refugee Crisis. In this interactive learning session, the students had a walking debate, deliberating upon whether or not Ireland should take in more refugees. This allowed the students to think more about the issue and gave them an opportunity to broadcast their thoughts, solidify opinions and fill gaps in each other's knowledge.

 Following this, we showed them a short documentary titled “Rania’s Odyssey”, which gave them the op...

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