June 17, 2022 at 8:00am - June 21, 2022

#BeAWelcomer: World Refugee Day Chicago

Visit Welcome.US's “Be A Welcomer” installation in downtown Chicago from June 17-21 and leave a message of welcome to newcomers. Cards will be provided for your message. We’re encouraging partners to wear any shirts, hats, pins, or other items to proudly represent their community! Our street team will be onsite to answer questions, collect messages of welcome, and amplify your participation and messages of welcome on social media.


Dates: Friday - Tuesday, June 17-21, 2022

Please note June 20, which is officially World Refugee Day, is also when Juneteenth is observed.


Location: Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue

This plaza is shared with Apple’s Global Flagship Store, with immediate access to the Chicago Riverwalk.


Not able to attend in person? Visit the virtual message booth on Welcome.US’s World Refugee Day site, so you can leave a message of Welcome, no matter where you are.


Pioneer Court
401 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
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