The Freedom To Be

Indeed compensates participants for sharing their stories.

Hate crimes against members of the LGBTQ community in Nigeria are prevalent. When Okporo left he sought only the freedom to be who he was. His knowledge of the asylum and refugee process and a little help from Indeed put him where his experiences would not be in vain. And as Executive Director of a refugee shelter in Harlem, Okporo is not just working, but “serving to heal.”