World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

Enjoy this intercultural celebration and learn about refugees through their voice!

Date and time : June 20th, 11:30am -1:30pm

Place : Central Park, Winnipeg

Event Descriptions : 13 organizations are collaborating to celebrate World Refugee Day at Central Park. The event is celebrating the experiences of refugees, private sponsors and organizations who play a positive role in refugee experiences. What better place to mark it than Central Park, which has historically been the heart of resettlement in Winnipeg.  The event will highlight opportunities to learn more about refugees and private sponsors including a human library, a video made about Winnipeg refugees, crafts, music, food and games. The event is coordinated by key partners; Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network, Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations, Immigrant Centre, New Journey Housing, A & O Senior Immigrant Settlement Services,  N.E.E.D.S. Inc., West Central Women’s Resource Centre, West End Biz, Elmwood Community Resource Centre, Mennonite Central Committee, Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba, and Central Neighbourhoods.

**Free event. Bring your own lawn chair and reusable water bottle. All welcome.