#LettersforMigrants is a new campaign from IOM X that aims to build public support for migrants’ well-being, showing that they’re human beings who deserve to be treated well.
To contribute, send us your letters to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll post them online!
Ideas for letters:
1. Personal stories if you have a connection to migration (e.g. a friend or family member who has migrated)
2. An open letter if you just want to express your support to migrant communities.
3. If you are a migrant, a letter about your experience and a message to the migrant worker community.
To make this more creative, we’re looking for:
Short letters around 400 words + a photo of yourself holding a white piece of paper that has a short, powerful quote from your letter written on it. Remember, large & legible handwriting counts and landscape photo orientation is best.
Letters can be in Southeast Asian languages (bonus points if you can do this!) or English.
And if you’re a superstar:
An audio recording of you reading your letter OR
A video recording (can be done with your phone) reading your letter
Good luck and thanks for helping out! Just email us your letters and recordings: email@example.com!
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IOM X is the International Organization for Migration's innovative campaign to encourage safe migration and public action to stop exploitation and human trafficking. The campaign is produced in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).