Love thy neighbor as thyself. A Christian theme with wide appeal and consensus among people of different races, creeds and affiliations. This principle teaches us to treat others as we would like to be treated. It encourages us to feel empathy and take action.
The world is in turmoil. However, individuals my not be able to see through media agendas, political rhetoric, and fear-mongering, to the ordinary people who are suffering.
The development of Neighbor, the first Issue of Blood Magazine, addresses the disparity between daily life in Idaho and that of a refugee. The goal; to help good people see the urgent needs of the refugee and act accordingly.
A mirror placed above the magazine rack shows the viewer and the image of a displaced Syrian family at the same time, further driving home the juxtapositions shown in the magazine.
This display should be set up in a popular community gathering place such as a restaurant or library.