Join us in speaking up about how migration enriches our lives by sharing your own story or the stories of your family, friends, neighbours, co-workers or classmates from around the world who are making your community a better place.
Throughout history, migration has helped us to foster new connections, exchange innovative ideas, and enrich each other’s lives. More recent times, however, have seen inaccurate and harmful narratives about migrants rise worldwide, a challenge that has become even more urgent in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, it is important for us to come together to ensure that everyone receives the support and protection they need for communities to build back better.
By showing how diverse individuals, including migrants and refugees, are working together to strengthen their communities, we can challenge discrimination, hate speech and xenophobia, and build more welcoming and inclusive communities for all.
28/02/2023 - Expert Dialogue on South America VIDEO: English | Español
21/04/2023 - Live chat # 1 - Nery Santaella, Directora de Voices of Venezuela VIDEO: Español
09/05/2023 - Live chat # 2 - Marina Brizar, Talent Beyond Boundaries, Gary Slaiman, GFMD Business Mechanism, and Victoria Zagitova, Migration Youth and Children Platform VIDEO: English
23/05/2023 - Live chat # 3 - From Disinformation to Empathy: Transforming the Perception of Migration VIDEO: Español
30/05/2023 - Expert Dialogue - Balancing Public Narratives on Migrants and Refugees in The Euro-Mediterranean VIDEO: English | Français
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#ITAC (It Takes A Community) aims to highlight how migrants and refugees and their community members are working together to make the places where they live and work more productive, innovative, caring, safe and welcoming.
Show your support for the campaign by taking the pledge: Welcoming and inclusive communities for all. You can pledge as an individual or an organization.
- Speak up about the positive contributions of migrants and refugees in your community and beyond.
- Engage with your friends, family and community about the importance of inclusion, tolerance, adaptation and collaboration.