Open Visit to Hartford on MLK Weekend

Join members of The Myanmar Project this Saturday (1/18) as we make one of our monthly visits to Hartford, where we help a group of teenaged Burmese refugees settle in to life in the U.S.! We’ll be leaving from York & Crown at 9AM, and will return before brunch ends. This is a fantastic opportunity … Continue reading

Burmese Youth Workshop Day

The Myanmar Project hosted the Burmese Youth Workshop Day on December 1, 2012. We wanted to introduce aspects of college life in the States to resettled Burmese refugee youths, and also to provide some advice on how they could work toward becoming college students themselves. The event brought more than 25 students from the primarily Karen refugee … Continue reading

Hartford Visit #2

On Saturday, October 20, 2012, The Myanmar Project traveled to Hartford, CT for a second time to engage with the Karen Refugee community in a workshop focusing on fostering leadership and teamwork. At the church where the workshop was held, members of The Myanmar Project challenged the refugee community to complete two activities: one involving … Continue reading

Hartford Visit #1

On Saturday, September 29, 2012, a team of The Myanmar Project members drove to Hartford, CT. Thanks to the two cars provided by Dwight Hall, we were able to launch a series of meetings with the young people from the Karen refugee community there. We also met Myra Dahgaypaw from the U.S. Campaign for Burma, who … Continue reading

Myanmar Awareness Days

On April 23-25, 2012, The Myanmar Project launched Myanmar Awareness Days by planting a series of twelve posters on cross campus. The posters addressed Myanmar-related issues such as Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her decade long house arrest, the bloody student protests of 1988, the ongoing overrepresentation of the military in the parliament, and … Continue reading