Cincinnati Celebrates World Refugee Day 2019

Thursday June 13, 2019

Catholic Charities, Refugee Connect and Jesuit Refugee Services at Xavier University are all organizing events in honor of World Refugee Day.

Megan Iverson <[email protected]> is program coordinator for Cincinnati’s “Refugee Connect”. She is organizing volunteers for this year’s soccer themed event, “World Refugee Day Cup”, Saturday, June 22 from 9:00 – 5:00 at Xavier University. Volunteers are needed to help with the event. A signup form is available here. Check out the attached poster for more information.

Catholic Charities is sponsoring a World Refugee Day event on June 22 from 11:00 – 3:00 for refugee families at the P&G MLB Reds Youth Academy, 2026 E Seymour. All refugee families are welcome, and volunteers are needed.  Click here  for more information

Jesuit Refugee Services at Xavier University is offering a free screening of “Not Just Football,” an award-winning film that follows “Darfur United” from refugee camps to the Football World Cup. The showing will be June 20 at 7 pm at the Kennedy Auditorium on the Xavier campus. Following the film there will be a brief discussion of the refugee crisis and how people can be advocates locally.

 

File Attachments

WRDC Poster 2019.jpg

Screening of Not Just Football Flyer 2019.pdf

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