Get Informed and Get Involved
Visit these sites to find out what you can do to help Southern Sudan and Darfur:
Ideas for Using the Lost Boys of Sudan Film to Help Darfur:
Donate to Lost Boys Sponsored Projects to Rebuild Sudan
“Education is our mother and our father” -Lost Boy Proverb
Ideas for Using the Film to Help the Lost Boys of Sudan
We hope that Lost Boys of Sudan will motivate people to extend themselves to newcomers in their community. There are many ways you can give of your time to support refugees:
- Mentor by helping refugees get to know their new community,
invite them to attend community or cultural events or offer to take them sightseeing.
- Tutor a refugee in English or help them with other course work, help with school enrollment or financial aid applications.
- Help refugees find employment with growth opportunities.
- Volunteer to give driving lessons, help them to learn the public transit system, or offer transportation to medical or job appointments for refugees without a car.
By writing to your local newspaper or contacting your national, state or local representatives, you can help ensure policy supportive of refugees and immigrants. Follow the below links to sample advocacy letters:
There are 10 agencies subcontracted by the government’s U.S. Refugee Program. They work on very limited budgets with only a small portion of their funding from the government.
Ideas for Using the Film to Help Build Awareness and Support for Refugees