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World Refugee Day Pittsburgh 2019
June 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pittsburgh will hold its 8th annual celebration of World Refugee Day on June 21, 2019 from 11 AM-2 PM in Market Square.
The event is open to the public and admission is free. There will be food and craft vendors, music, dance, speakers, and kid’s activities, all representing diverse cultural backgrounds.
World Refugee Day is held on June 20th every year to commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees and is a chance for the public to show support to the families and individuals that have been forced to flee their homes. World Refugee Day – Pittsburgh is also a time to recognize gifts that refugees and immigrants bring to our community and to celebrate their hopes and dreams as they resettle in the United States.
The event also coincides with Immigrant Heritage Month, which is recognized in June.
Learn more about the event and stay up to date here.
World Refugee Day – Pittsburgh is hosted by:
- AJAPO (Acculturation for Justice, Access and Peace Outreach)
- JFCS Refugee & Immigrant Services
- All for All
- American Red Cross of Southwestern PA
- Global Wordsmiths
- Literacy Pittsburgh
- South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM)