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Celebrate World Refugee Day in Northern California

The International Rescue Committee will be celebrating World Refugee Day across Northern California this June. We welcome community members to join us to honor the cultures and contributions refugees bring to the United States, as well as the courage of displaced people around the world. Find the FREE day of activities nearest you to celebrate and welcome refugees locally.


Date: Saturday, June 23rd
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Address: Think College Now – 2825 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601
Activity: Free halal food, children’s activities, music, dance, arts and crafts
Flyer Oakland – Open to the Public

San Jose

Date: Friday, June 15th
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Address: San Jose City Hall – 200 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95113
Activity: Entertainment, country displays, children’s activities, community resources, food trucks
Flyer San Jose – Open to the Public


Date: Wednesday, June 20th
Time: 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Address: Papa Murphy’s Park Soccer Stadium – 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815
Activity: Refugee soccer tournament and community carnival
Flyer Sacramento – Open to the Public


Date: Thursday, June 28th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Address: Assyrian American Civic Club – 2818 N. Golden State Blvd., Turlock, CA 95382
Activity: Refugees sharing stories, cultural performances, cultural meal
Flyer Turlock - RSVP required

Any questions? kristen.borash [at] rescue.org (subject: World%20Refugee%20Day%20IRC%20in%20Northern%20California) (Contact us!)