Immigrant entrepreneurs build community in Phoenix

One in five Phoenix residents are immigrants, and whether leaving a country by choice or in search of safety, most come to the United States looking for a new start. Meet two who are building businesses to support their families, communities, and futures: Dawlat Alrifai and Sebastian Ramirez.

This story was produced at the 2022 SRL Student Academy by fellows Faiza Ashar, Johann Rodriguez Viera, and Brianna Schmidt. Support provided by educator Ashley Porter and SRL Sr. Collaborations & Engagement Manager Christine Zirneklis.