We Are All America

Join advocates across the country this September in supporting those fleeing violence, persecution and climate disaster at an event near you. To learn more about what you can do to advocate for refugees, visit our #Welcome75K page.

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Save the Refugee Program - Prayer Vigil at the White House

White House | Washington

Ahead of the Trump administration’s planned consultation meeting with Congress to discuss the ways the administration is dismantling the U.S. refugee program, faith organizations and community partners are...

Refugees Speak Out on the Decimation of Resettlement

National Press Call | Washington

We Are All America will host a National Press Call featuring refugees and former refugees speaking out against the decimation of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program by the...

Intercultural Festival

Kirkwood Horticulture Building | Cedar Rapids, IA

All are welcome to join this fun, interactive event designed to break down barriers and create understanding through activities such as a fashion show, dancing, community speakers, reggae...

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Catholic Theological Union | Chicago, IL

Lecture - Unaccompanied Immigrant Children: Responding with Love, Mercy, and Justice with Oscar Chacon Founder of Alianza Americas and Co-Chair of We Are All America Oscar...

International Food and Music Festival

Lillian Webb Park | Norcross, GA

Go around the world in just one day without leaving downtown Norcross. Event will showcase the region's best multicultural talent and highlight the rich cultural contributions of Gwinnett's...

We Are All America Week of Action Kick-Off

BB Kings Club - Orlando | Orlando, FL

This is a family-friendly event! Bring your kids! Donations encouraged, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.  On September 15, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Love Army, Green for All...

Refugee Film Festival

Theater at Tri-Main Center | Buffalo, NY

Buffalo premiere of the documentary, Lessons in Seeing, followed by a community conversation on the future of the U.S. refugee resettlement program and other related topics Lessons in Seeing When...

Refugee Response Benefit Event

Ohio City Farm | Cleveland, OH

Support refugees during an evening at our nation’s largest urban farm, the Ohio City Farm, overlooking Cleveland’s lakefront city skyline. The city’s premier chefs will provide a unique...

More than a Refugee - Immigrant Art Crawl

Jupiter Gardens Event Center | Dallas, TX

Presenting an evening of immigrant and minority artist exhibitions, showcasing their artwork and talents, to present to our local Dallas community. This is an opportunity to learn about our global...

Donate Welcome Baskets for Refugee Families

Largo Public Library | Largo, FL

Largo Public Library is holding a month-long donation drive September 1st through September 30th to collect new and unused items to put together Refugee Welcome Baskets. These welcome kits provide the...

Festival of Nations

Division Midway Alliance | Portland, OR

Community festival celebrating the diversity of East Portland with music, food and activities. Organizers are expecting as many as 2,000 guests, or more. We Are All America organizers...

International Festival

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks | Fayetteville, AR

Celebration of the immigrant and refugee communities of Fayetteville. Festival features interactive booths with displays and activities from many cultures, traditional dance performances from different countries, ethnic food...

We Are All Oregon

Unite Oregon Rogue Valley | Medford, OR

We Are All Oregon, We Belong and We Vote! Faith leaders and immigrant and refugee leaders in the Medford area come together to envision a future where our nation is...

8 Borders 8 Days - Documentary Screening

Bellevue Presbyterian Church | Bellvue, WA

Come watch the screening of this powerful documentary, followed by a community discussion. 8 Borders, 8 Days is the story of...

Interfaith Solidarity Celebration

Troy Field | Bend, OR

Representatives of faith communities in Bend will lead attendees in a public gathering of celebration of immigrants and refugees in our community and prayers for peace and justice...

Refugee Journey Stories

Jewish Vocational Service | Kansas City, MO

Attendees will learn about the global refugee crisis, the U.S. Refugee Admissions program, and the work of resettlement agencies like JVS. Forum features personal stories from people who...

#Welcome75K Refugees Press Conference with Tucson Mayor

City of Tucson Office | Tucson, AZ

During this press conference, the Mayor of Tucson, along with other community leaders and refugee organizations, will come together and demand the Trump Administration raise the number of refugee admissions. ...

Rally for Refugees

White House | Washington, DC

Last night, Secretary Pompeo announced the lowest refugee admissions number in history. This is the administration's latest attack on the most vulnerable. Join us TODAY at 5PM outside the White House...

Refugee Awareness Event

Okeechobee Library Branch | West Palm Beach, FL

Participants will explore the inspiring true story, "Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey from War-Torn Syria in a Wheelchair” by Nujeen Mustafa & Christina Lamb. Panel discussion with Church...

SIV Sips

Starbucks Harvard Square | Boston, MA

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...

A Night with Somalis

Beaverton Library | Beaverton, OR

A platform to increase understanding; attendees will learn about the Somali culture, enjoy a fashion show, Somali cuisine and meet new friends.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...