Welcoming refugees with donated musical instruments

When Taliban forces overtook Afghanistan in the summer of 2021, Elaha Nazari evacuated and sought asylum in the United States. Through a youth-led organization in Phoenix, Arizona, Elaha received a donated guitar to pursue her musical dreams.

This story was produced at the 2022 SRL Summer Academy by fellows Orion Boone, Alexis Schmidt, Lizzie Pegg, and Maikel De Avila. Support provided by Youth Media Producer Briget Ganske and Graphic Designer Anurag Papolu.