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World Refugee Day Celebration


World Refugee Day in Tucson

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From their FB page:

World Refugee Day:

We want you to be part of the influential event to celebrate the contributions of new Americans in our communities. Donations will help to honor the courage, strength and determination of the women, men and children that been forced to flee their homes.
Will have culturally food, games and activities, photo booth, and immigration booth, games and prizes.

The entrance is from Alameda Street behind Wells Fargo Bank (though the address is on Stone Ave.). Stop by & welcome these refugees to Tucson, and find our more about their needs/wants.

Jamming with WorldFest JAM on June 20

Join this lively group downtown on the Jacome Plaza outside the Joel D. Valdez  Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. on June 20.
The plaza is located north of Pennington Street, along Stone Avenue.
Join the WorldFEST JAM live in Tucson, Arizona June 20, 2014. Celebrate World Refugee Day with Refugee Focus Tucson and people from the world on the Jacome Plaza downtown Tucson, Arizona. Wear colors of the world (Rotarians wear your Rotary blue & gold), bring your instruments & drums, bring a group of DANCERS in costumes, proudly wave flags of the world!It’s a FLASH MOB CELEBRATION! Get instructions in advance, be on the Jacome Plaza at 4:30pm, then JAM at exactly 4:45pm.
Move, groove, dance your happy dance – WorldFEST JAM will be recorded for broadcast to the WORLD. Get ready – set – JAM!World Percussionist, Richard Noel leads the JAM with members the community and refugee service organizations including: Refugee Focus Tucson, Iskashitaa Refugee NetworkThe International Rescue Committee in TucsonHorizons for Refugee Families, Tiarc Aztiarc.