World Refugee Day 2020

Saturday, June 20, 2020 is World Refugee Day, the time of year when we honor the courage and resilience of refugees--recognizing the hardships they have faced, the new lives they have created, and the positive impact they have on our communities. Even in the midst of a global pandemic, communities are still finding ways to celebrate! National events can be found in Washington, DC.

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Planning for World Refugee Day 2020

Online Webinar | Washington, DC

Saturday, June 20 is World Refugee Day – a day when we honor the courage and resilience of refugees, recognizing the hardships they have faced, the new lives they have...

World Refugee Day Houston 2020

Virtual on Facebook @WRDHouston and Instagram @houston4refugees | Houston, TX

World Refugee Day Houston is going virtual! Join us for a month-long celebration featuring the stories and contributions of refugees in Houston. Each week will highlight a different theme: Week...

NC Refugee Advocacy Group in Action Against Covid19

| Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, NC

We're collecting and distributing COVID-19 Kits! Donations include Face Masks (Purchased by Refugee Leaders financial donations), Hand Sanitizers and Hand Soaps (Received from the community).

Celebrating Immigration Family Program

Jewish Museum of Maryland | Baltimore, MD

In this online event, honor and learn about refugees and immigrants ahead of World Refugee Day 2020. Through world music, story time, and other activities, we will celebrate the traditions and...

World Refugee Day 2020 - Pittsburgh

Online | Pittsburgh, PA

Join us as we celebrate World Refugee Day and Immigrant Heritage Month all day on June 17! This free, virtual event is for everyone, in Pittsburgh and beyond! We'll have...

World Refugee Day 2020 - Welcome and Protect

Facebook Live | Washington, DC

The global pandemic calls us to both welcome and protect one another. As the virus has traveled across borders, it has shown us how interdependent we are, and that we cannot live...

Faith Community Virtual Town Hall for World Refugee Day

Online Event | Washington DC, DC

Together national and local leaders we will discuss how faith communities can continue to support refugees during these difficult times. We will explore best practices for how to do effective...

The Refugee Experience - Live Reading

Online presented by Ethiopian Community Development Council | Arlington, VA

In celebration of World Refugee Day - celebrated each year on June 20th - the Ethiopian Community Development Council will host a series of virtual events on June 18th, 19th,...

Panel Discussion on Experiences of LGBTQ+ Refugees

Online | Lancaster, PA

During the month of June, we celebrate LGBTQ PRIDE month and World Refugee Day. The Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition, Church World Service in partnership with Amita Mehta Possible, LLC and Mustafa...

Advocacy Training Workshop

Online presented by Ethiopian Community Development Council | Arlington, VA

Advocacy Training Workshop: Refugees civic engagement in times of crisis and elections...

Virtual Refugee Simulation

Virtual platform | Arlington, VA

Join Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services for a virtual refugee simulation in honor of World Refugee Day! Step into the shoes of migrants through this interactive simulation, led by...

A Walk In Their Words

Online Event | Utica, NY | · $30.00 USD

Observed every year, World Refugee Day provides an opportunity to honor the courage of our community’s new neighbors and their resilience in building new lives in the United States. A...

Share a Post for Refugees on World Refugee Day

Facebook | Grand Rapids , MI

Given our current circumstances, we saw an opportunity to gather as a group to bring awareness and celebrate refugees together here online. To attend this event, all you have to...

DIY World Refugee Day

Refuge Coffee Co | Clarkston, , GA

In years past, we’ve gathered for World Refugee Day—hundreds of us, shoulder to shoulder—to say it loud and clear: “Georgia Loves Refugees!” Although shoulder-to-shoulder isn’t possible this year, our love...

World Refugee Day Virtual Celebration

Austin Refugee Roundtable Website and Facebook Page | Austin, TX

The Refugee Roundtable of Austin invites the public to its annual celebration of World Refugee Day on Saturday, June 20th. This year’s event will offer live-streamed fireside chats with refugees...

World Refugee Day Virtual Celebration Syracuse

World Refugee Day Virtual Celebration | Syracuse, NY

2020 World Refugee Day will be a virtual event.  We have published 3 articles in our news media under CNY Inspiration written by President Jai Suibedi of NAF, New American...

World Refugee Day - Together at Home

Virtual event | Knoxville, TN

In a unique, virtual event, we will celebrate as East Tennessee communities World Refugee Day: Together at Home. Thanks to our partners, volunteers and wonderful refugee community, you will have...

Harrisonburg Virtual Townhall Meeting - World Refugee Day

Virtual Event on Zoom | Harrisonburg, VA

Please join us as we celebrate the role that each of us play in keeping our community strong, compassionate, diverse, and welcoming on World Refugee Day, Saturday June 20 at...

World Refugee Day Virtual Town Hall Celebration

Online Event | Greensboro, NC

Crises test who we are as a community. In the midst of the current COVID-19 crisis, refugee service agencies and refugee and immigrant leaders are responding to the needs of...

World Refugee Day Arizona - Virtual

Online | Glendale, AZ

Come celebrate World Refugee Day with the entire state of Arizona! The Phoenix and Tucson World Refugee Day planning committees are coming together to celebrate June 20 virtually.

World Refugee Day PDX

Virtual event | Portland, OR

Refugee Day will be a bit different this year. Please join us for a virtual celebration right here on June 20th! Portland’s Latino Network’s Ballet Folklorico, Corazones Alegres dance troupe...

North Texas Virtual World Refugee Day Celebration

Online Event | Dallas, TX

June 20th marks World Refugee Day across the globe to honor the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children forced to flee their homes under the threat of...

World Refugee Day Live

Live on Facebook via Zoom | Louisville, KY

June 20th is recognized around the globe as World Refugee Day. On this day, join KRM, Catholic Charities, and our Kentucky community in honoring refugees.World Refugee Day Live (on...

Louisiana World Refugee Day 2020

Virtual Event | Baton Rouge, LA

Celebrate the resilience and socioeconomic contributions of refugees as well as promoting equality, diversity, and welcoming during this virtual event! Click here to join the celebration.

Day of Giving - World Refugee Day

Greensboro and High Point | Greensboro, NC

Many people in our community have been deeply impacted by Covid-19. While we can't solve everyone's problem, refugee and immigrant leaders are helping out. We are giving out food and...