World Refugee Day

WRW Banner Vertical“On World Refugee Day, I call on the international community to intensify efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts, and to help achieve peace and security so that families can be reunited and refugees can return home.”  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Join us in Red Deer as we honour World Refugee Day!

Outline of Events for World Refugee Week:

 June 18: – Cultural Café on June 18th at the Museum from 6.30 P.M – 8.30 P.M. Confirmed Speakers Martha Cortes and Ethel Suarez will tell their refugee stories

 June 20: Open House at CAIWA with discussions, tours, displays, food all from different countries from 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

 June 20th – Veteran Park Event from 11.30 A.M. – 2.30 P.M. with Speakers  Monybany Dau, and Masoumeh Mohammadi introduced by MLA Mary Anne Jablonski,  Samasana Choir, Drummer Carlos Copoban, Henna Tattoo artists, Displays

 June 20th At the HUB (4536 Ross St) from 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., “Table Talk” with 5 former refugees facilitating the discussions. Remza, Elzbieta, Raad, Ayam, Asma. Join us to join discussions to help dispel myths and misconceptions about refugees.