Join us for a rally in celebration of refugees, the communities that welcome them, and help to advocate for refugee resettlement in Colorado.
The celebration will include entertainment, inspiring speakers and a proclamation from Governor John Hickenlooper
What: A World Refugee Day Celebration Rally to recognize refugees and the communities that welcome them.
Where: Colorado State Capitol, on the West Steps
200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203
When: Tuesday, June 20, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Why: The purpose of this celebration is to highlight refugees’ courage in overcoming adversity and the positive impacts they make in our community. Each year on World Refugee Day people around the globe gather to honor the spirit and courage of millions of refugees worldwide. In Colorado we will pause to recognize the valuable contributions refugees make to our state, the many talents they bring and celebrate the many partnerships that make our state a welcoming place for newcomers. [Organizer's description]