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Voices Unheard: Refugee and Immigrants Advocacy through Arts

Voices Unheard is an innovative project that harnesses the transformative power of art to amplify the voices and stories of refugees and immigrants. It serves as a platform to advocate for the rights, dignity, and inclusion of displaced populations through various artistic mediums. By providing a space for self-expression, collaboration, and community engagement, Wide world for refugee through its advocacy program of Voices Unheard aims to challenge stereotypes, foster empathy, and promote social change through:​

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Empowerment: Provide refugees and immigrants with a platform to share their experiences, challenges, and aspirations through artistic expression, empowering them to reclaim their narratives and be heard.


Awareness: Raise public awareness about the issues faced by refugees and immigrants, dispel myths, and challenge negative stereotypes through thought-provoking and impactful artworks.

Advocacy: Advocate for policies and actions that promote the rights, well-being, and integration of refugees and immigrants into host communities, fostering a more inclusive and welcoming society.


Community Engagement: Engage local communities, artists, activists, and stakeholders in meaningful dialogue, collaborations, and events to foster understanding, empathy, and solidarity.


Words of Wisdom


We invite everyone to watch a captivating video featuring one of our esteemed board members performing a remarkable spoken word poetry piece. This powerful performance sheds light on the importance of advocating for refugees and immigrants through the medium of arts. By showcasing the unique experiences and struggles faced by those seeking refuge and a new beginning, this video reminds us of the immense strength and resilience of individuals forced to leave their homes in search of safety and opportunity. Through the art form of spoken singing and word poetry, the board member beautifully captures the emotions and challenges faced by refugees and immigrants, creating a profound connection with the audience. This video serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative power of art and the crucial role it plays in raising awareness, fostering empathy, and driving positive change in our society. I encourage everyone to take a moment to watch this inspiring video and join us in advocating for the rights and well-being of refugees and immigrants through the unifying and impactful medium of arts.


The Tacoma Refugee Choir is the organization's main program, providing a sense of family and support for its members. The Harmony After Hours program invites the community to join in on the communal bonding through music. Their school program aims to support local students through staff-led song teaching and active engagement. The organization's outreach efforts have reached over 50,000 people through two major concerts and various performances in the past eight years.

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