We spent three years there, imprisoned by barbed wire and armed military who would rather take to violence than use their words. We slept in tents and small houses made of clay, living as best we could in our confinement.
In January, Mountain Hardwear announced their new Impact Initiative, their new efforts to support environmental and social impact projects. Sonya was on site to speak about Crossing Lines alongside Topher White (Rainforest Connection, using cellphones [...]
The moment my foot touched ground outside the train, I felt guilt, not relief. He knew. He knew I was scared of him. He knew why. And he knew he wasn’t a threat.
President Trump signed a visa ban against people from Islamic countries, including Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Iran, Sudan and Somalia, stopping just short of banning people from entry based solely on religion. For those who [...]
We're stoked to announce a new partnership with Mountain Hardwear to support Sonya and the Crossing Lines project. Sonya joined Mountain Hardwear at their sales meeting in October to speak about Crossing Lines along side [...]
In 2008, I took a daytrip to Latakia on the Syrian coast to see what had been described to me as the Miami of Syria. A few years later, Latakia was one of the first [...]