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World Refugee Education Week



The state of Utah claims 30,000 refugees from around the world. Each one with a story to tell and a desire to make Utah their home away from home. ---Learn more about helping support the bridge between their worlds at this week’s World Refugee Education Week.

The week’s event culminates in the celebration of World Refugee Day this weekend. Until then, don’t miss out on great community panel discussions and a documentary film screening, and gallery stroll.

June 14 Kick-off Reception, Day Riverside Library, 15757 W. 1000 N. 7-9 p.m.

June 15 Why Hire a Refugee? Westminster College, Gore School of Business] Auditorium, 1840 S. 1300 East. 7-9 p.m.

June 16 Community Dialogue University of Utah, 395 S. 1500 East, New Social Work Building, Rm. 155 7-9 p.m.

June 17 Congolese Restoration, documentary film screening, Salt Lake City Downtown Library, 210 E. 400 South

June 18 Art Gallery Stroll, Green Ant 179 E. 300 South Columbus Art Celebration, Columbus Center, 2530 S. 500 East, Rm 105

June 19 World Refugee Day Celebration! Granite High School, 3305 S. 500 East, 12 -8 p.m.

For more info contact Felecia Maxfield at


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