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Sedrick Murhula is a community development worker, refugee activist, 

and youth motivator from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In 

2007, he and his family fled to Uganda as refugees. While experiencing 

the struggle of being a refugee at a young age (17), Sedrick and his friend founded Young African Refugees for Integral Development (YARID), a non-

profit organization dedicated to serving urban refugees in Kampala, 



Today, Sedrick lives in the USA , where he continues advocating for refugees and immigrants. In 2017, he and his wife founded Your Platform, which supports grassroots organizations and projects in Africa

Sedrick is also a highly energetic and motivational speaker. He speaks to different colleges, high schools, churches, and non-profit organizations around the USA and abroad.


He welcomes the opportunity to share his life and talk about his experience with topics such as:

   Global conflicts 

  Congo Crisis

  The Power of Grassroots and Community Organizing,

  Youth and Change

  Advocacy and Community Mobilization

  Refugees and Immigrants Issues

  Cross-Culture Change and

  Motivational speeches depending on the audience  



One thing you will always here Sedrick saying is, 


"No matter what situation you are facing today, bad or good, you can still make a change."


This blog is a platform for voices unheard. It is a space to share stories about refugees and immigrants, to hear grassroots news about the crisis in Congo, personal life experience and other global issues.


Sedrick believes that youth are a powerful voice for change. This blog will create space for youth who do not have access to social media avenues to present their views and share their stories.


Upcoming Events

June 20, 2015

Every year we celebrate World Refugee Day across the country. This year, I will be in DC with LIRS advocacy teams lobbying, then with Bridge of Hope to celebrate with the community.


No events scheduled.

Book project with Armand Binombe

At St Augustine High School , San Diego

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