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Call for Entries: 2019 Lyceum Fellowship - A Sancturary

10:05 - 28 September, 2018
Call for Entries: 2019 Lyceum Fellowship - A Sancturary, 2019 Lyceum Fellowship Poster by Skolos + Wedell
2019 Lyceum Fellowship Poster by Skolos + Wedell

Competition Brief

The United States is a country of immigrants with a long history of receiving new arrivals. In 1886, the statue of “Liberty Enlightening the World” was officially unveiled, and between 1892 and 1954 the Ellis Island Immigration Station processed 12 million immigrants in New York City alone.

Angel Island, in the San Francisco Bay, was home to the West Coast Immigration Station, which was built in 1905. Unlike Ellis Island, new arrivals were housed in barracks on the island under very difficult conditions, some for extended periods of time. Until the station’s closure in 1940, the island was seen as

Open Call: Design a Humanitarian Respite Center - Restoring Human Dignity on the Border

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Open Call: Design a Humanitarian Respite Center - Restoring Human Dignity on the Border, "250 soles entering the humanitarian respite center in downtown McAllen, Texas" Photo Credit: Verónica Cárdenas
"250 soles entering the humanitarian respite center in downtown McAllen, Texas" Photo Credit: Verónica Cárdenas

The Humanitarian Respite shelter in the downtown section of the City of McAllen, Texas was born as a response to families in crisis. Through its services and the work of volunteers, it successfully restores dignity to people in need, particularly Central American immigrants seeking refuge crossing the border from Mexico to the US.