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World Refugee Day Celebrations in Chicago

June 9, 2015NancyBlog, Events

Two special events are just around the corner celebrating World Refugee Day in the Chicago area and the determination of women, men, and children who have been forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, violence, and conflict.

Kick Off Event-Monday, June 15 at Daley Plaza from noon-1pm
This event, emceed by CBS2′s Mai Martinez, will include entertainment from around the world and food samples as well as information on how to support local refugee communities.

Soccer Tournament and Potluck Celebration-June 20 at Foster Beach Soccer Fields from 11am-3pm

This event will include a soccer tournament, potluck, music, and other fun activities! Come cheer on teams, enjoy food from around the world, and celebrate the refugee community in the Chicago area!

“Like” the World Refugee DayChicago Facebook page to stay up to date on these events!

 

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