Reporting and filming a video on the Association Pierre Claver running team meant actually ... running through the streets of Paris with the team and with coach Alban Dupla. Here is what we saw and learned about the importance of exercise in addition to education.
Mohammad Hashim, a refugee from Afghanistan and now a student at Association Pierre Claver in Paris, talks about creating a new life in France, coaching the Claver soccer team, finding family at school and the one place in Paris that reminds him of why he left Kabul.
To be honest, the day I visited the Association Pierre Claver in Paris for a reporting trip with my journalism class, I was skeptical: I was unaware of what Claver was, and I thought of it as nothing more than a facility that temporarily provides aids to refugees in ne...
The Oct. 17 soccer match between the Association Pierre Claver and the American School of Paris was more than just a game, uniting players from two schools, one for "demandeurs d'asil," or asylum seekers, with players from a high school located in Saint-Cloud.