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Exploring Refugee Policy for the 21st Century

Russell Senate Office Room 485 | Washington, DC

Join the Niskanen Center for the release of our new paper on the national security and strategic foreign policy impacts of refugee resettlement and two panel discussions with invited keynote...

International Day of Peace - Refugee Panel Discussion

University of North Florida - Delaney Student Union | Jacksonville, FL

The UNF community will have the opportunity to hear the stories of refugees and persons who assist them in their plight for peace. 

Home Away from Home - Remembering Refugees in Florida

Pugh Hall - Ocora | Gainesville, FL

Event features the oral history of refugees in Jacksonville, Florida, collected by Seyeon Hwang, a doctoral student in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning at the University...

Town Hall Meeting - Refugee Resettlement and Immigration

Lutheran Church of the Reformation | Washington, DC

The Administration is expected to announce historically low refugee resettlement numbers for FY19. This follows a year of changes to our national resettlement program: executive orders, court cases,...

From Africa to the West

Veterans for American Ideals | Washington, DC

Event will examine the current scope and potential solutions to the refugee crisis within the African refugee and migration context. While the western media tends to focus on...

We Are All Oregon

Unite Oregon Portland Office | Portland, OR

We Are All Oregon, We Belong, and We Vote! 4-6 PM Art with Action 6-8 PM Community Forum We begin the evening with an art gathering--we invite community members of...

International Refugee Night

Rosenberg Sky Room | San Antonio, TX

A night of cross-cultural understanding and appreciation, highlighting diversity in the San Antonio community through food, customs and entertainment. Author Naomi Shihab Nye will deliver the Keynote Address...

We Are All Oregon

Unite Oregon Beaverton Office | Beaverton, OR

We Are All Oregon, We Belong, and We Vote! Leadership Council members and staff will host a community forum in order to highlight the contribution and participation of immigrants and...

The Montana Refugee Experience

Wild Joes | Bozeman, MT

Who are refugees? Although the global refugee crisis may seem far away, refugees are here, living in our local, Montana communities. They are your neighbors, your leaders, and...

Refugee Advocacy Day

Imagine Nation Brewing | Missoula, MT

September is an important month for refugee resettlement. It is the month leading up to the "Presidential Determination" on October 1st, the announcement of the number of refugees that American...

Muslim Votes - Muslim Voices

Islamic Center of Brushy Creek | Cedar Park, TX

Register to vote, learn more about how to vote and where to find information about candidates. If you have never voted before or have questions about the process, this is...

SIV Sips

Veterans for American Ideals | Washington, DC

Join VFAI as we gather military veterans and Special Immigrant Visa recipients (interpreters and translators who helped U.S. troops in Iraq or Afghanistan) and refugees to sip coffee, build their...

Welcoming Refugees in Central Iowa

St John - Lutheran Church | Des Moines, IA

A conversation and community listening opportunity on creating a welcoming Central Iowa. Together participants will learn from refugee community members about what makes them feel welcome in the...

Unity in Diversity Picnic

University Area Community Development Center | Tampa, FL

  Outdoor cultural festival in celebration of Tampa Bay’s immigrant and refugee communities with music, food, dance and information booths.   Lead Organizations: Tampa Bay Refugee...

Refugees and Minnesota History

Minnesota History Center | St. Paul, MN

Refugees displaced by war, religious persecution, and genocide have resettled in Minnesota for more than a century. However, in recent years, fears around national security, limited resources, and...

WelcomeFest

The Steward School | Richmond, VA

  Festival highlighting the cultures of the refugee community and international communities in greater Richmond, and to celebrate the diversity that they bring to the city. People attending...

Activist & Allies Training - Islamophobia

Muslim Association of Puget Sound - MAPS | Redmond, WA

We march together. We rally together. We hurt together. And we heal together. Next, we VOTE. With the upcoming election, it is more important than ever for us...

One Year after Hurricane Maria - We Will Not Forget

Mar-A-Lago - from Meyer Amphitheatre | West Palm Beach, FL

Mass mobilization by the Puerto Rican community and allies at Mar-A-Lago. The Trump Administration has consistently failed the people of Puerto Rico, from providing inadequate funds for relief...

We Are Seeds - Mural Painting and Block Party

Center 615 | Nashville, TN

A day of painting, song, dance, food, refreshments, games and community. The mural and the event will bring together communities from all over Nashville in face-to-face interaction and...

Against All Odds Refugee Simulation

Winnebago County Literacy Council | Oshkosh, WI

What’s it like to be a refugee? If you feared for your life and were forced to leave your home, your possessions, your loved ones, and everything you...

Refugees Welcome to Dinner

Various Locations | Brooklyn, NY

RSVP LINK HERE There’s a crisis on the table. Every three seconds, someone is forced to flee their home due to...

Arizona Refugee Resettlement Town Hall

UFCW Local 99 | Phoenix, AZ

  An open discussion with current refugee residents, community members, elected officials and candidates on the future of the Refugee Resettlement Program and other issues impacting Arizona refugees....

The Power of Our Voices - El Poder de Nuestras Voces

874 Prospect Avenue - Second Floor | Bronx, NY

  Art workshops for children in the Bronx. This is a space to make children of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers feel welcome in our community. The workshops...

Pedal to Resettle

River City Christian Church - Start Point | Rancho Cordova, CA

World Relief Sacramento presents Pedal to Resettle, an inaugural cycling fundraiser; a unique opportunity to show your support, inviting you on a four-day cycling tour across Northern California in support...

Refugees Welcome Event

United Church in Tallahassee | Tallahassee, FL

Celebration of refugees featuring women and children’s choir, singing, dancing, welcoming statements by local leaders, potluck meal, faith-based organizations. Lead Organizations: International Rescue Committee, United Church...

American Hate - Survivors Speak Out

Brazos Bookstore | Houston, TX

A timely discussion of the rise in hate across the country. Arjun Sethi, community activist and civil rights lawyer, will read excerpts from his new book, American Hate:...

Refugee Voices

Breather Space | New York, NY

International Rescue Committee kicks off Refugee Voices, a platform for former refugees to advocate, tell their story, volunteer, or take other actions in support of refugee programs...

Refugee Advocacy Series

IRC in Tucson | Tucson, AZ

International Rescue Committee in Tucson launches a seven-part Refugee Resettlement Lecture Series with a Resettlement Program Overview presentation. Series begins with an overview of the Presidential Determination of...

Forced to Flee - A Refugee Journey

Gallivan Center Events | Salt Lake City, UT

Experience the journey of a refugee as you are guided through the process of becoming a refugee and resettlement. Event simulates a mock refugee camp by former refugees...

Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis at Home and Abroad

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs | Providence, RI

A panel discussion focusing on refugee resettlement. The panel will feature Brown Alumna Sofia Kouvelaki ('06), Executive Director of The Home Project (Athens, Greece) and Omar Bah, Founder...