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

Road of Resistance (Film Screening)

On Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Yale University, The Myanmar Project hosted a screening of Road of Resistance, a short, compelling documentary about the struggles and abuses suffered by the Karen, a Burmese ethnic minority, at the hands of the Burmese military. About 15 people braved the New Haven snow banks to attend the event, … Continue reading