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World Refugee Day Events in the USA

 

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We're busy planning a World Refugee Day celebration for June 20th. We'll update the information here and through our email alerts as soon as it becomes available... But anyone, anywhere can honor refugees on this day.

Now's the time to get started: Plan a World Refugee Day celebration in your community!

There are many different types of fundraisers or events you can organize. Some ideas involve a single person encouraging friends, family, neighbors and colleagues to make a donation. Others are designed for a group, such as a classroom, office or sports team, to do together. 

Your fundraiser can be big or small, anywhere from a public concert to an intimate dinner party with friends. No matter what you choose to do, remember that USA for UNHCR is behind you, ready to answer questions and provide materials.

If you are planning a World Refugee Day event in the United States and would like the information listed here, please post the following details in the comments so that we may include events from around the country on this page:

  • Your name or your group/organization's name
  • Event date and time
  • Location
  • A short description 
  • A link to learn more

 



Comments:
Anonymous @ 5/27/2013 8:19:40 AM 
Rachel Mertz
Global Friends Coalition
June 15th, 9-5 p.m. at the Town Square Farmer Market, Grand Forks, ND.

Global Friends Coalition, in collaboration with the Town Square Farmer’s Market, will host the World Refugee Fair on June 15, 2013. The market opens at 9:00 AM with a program beginning at 10:00 AM, including an awards ceremony and entertainment by New Americans (former refugees) from different countries that now live in the Grand Forks community. Partners include the City of Grand Forks, Lutheran Social Services New Americans, the Town Square Farmer's Market, and the United African Community.

At 5:00 p.m. there will be a Soccer Game at Lion’s Park by Century Elementary School
3251 17th Street South, Grand Forks, North Dakota

http://www.gfworldrefugeefair.org/schedule.html

Anonymous @ 5/22/2013 8:14:45 AM 
World Refugee Day Celebration in Silver Spring, MD
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/182852585203649/?ref=22

We would like to invite you to World Refugee Day, which will take place on June 25 3pm-8pm at the Silver Spring Civic Center. There will be an art exhibition, arts and crafts, demonstrations, and live entertainment!

Anonymous @ 5/22/2013 8:07:13 AM 
World Refugee Day: Washington DC
Millenium Stage performance at the Kennedy Center
June 20, 2013 at 6 pm - 7 pm
Free and open to the public
Details: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/schedule.html


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