FREE World Refugee Day Events in Washington, DC | The Center for Victims of Torture

FREE World Refugee Day Events in Washington, DC

Friday, June 15, 2018
  1. Party #WithRefugees at the World Refugee Concert organized by the UNHCRJoin us at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage on June 20, 2018 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm for a FREE live performance by Mélat, an eclectic RnB vocalist.

 

  1. Stay fit at the Sunset #RunforRefugees on June 20, 2018 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Join us for FREE at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool for a special running event with fitness clubs throughout the Washington, DC area.

 

  1. Attend a FREE storytelling and photo exhibition event organized by the ECDC on June 20, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery. Come celebrate diversity and community building.

 

  1. Join HIAS for a FREE event full of inspirational discussions on June 20, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Sixth & I. Speak up to welcome to refugees and asylum seekers into your community.

 

  1. Advocate for displaced Syrians with the JRS/USA. Contribute to a petition the White House and follow-up with a FREE reception on June 20, 2018 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Tune in via Facebook Live or at the Marquis de Lafayette Statute in Lafayette Park and follow-up at the Jesuit Refugee Service USA office.

 

  1. Participate in a FREE discussion on the Syrian refugee crises on June 20, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:15pm at the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill (room 902). Listen to policy experts and other panelists to learn more about what you can do to help.

Maggie Mabie is an intern for CVT's Washington Office. Read Maggie's blog about World Refugee Day now!

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