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JUNE 20th! Spread awareness of the struggles and achievements of refugees all over the world.

Every year on June 20 the world honors the courage, resilience and strength of refugees. On the anniversary of the United Nations designated World Refugee Day, thousands of organizations in hundreds of countries will come together to focus global attention not only on the plight of refugees and the causes of their exile, but also on their determination and will to survive and on the contributions they make to their host communities.

For more information:

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home

U.S. Resettlement Information
Migration Information Source (from the Migration Policy Institute)
http://www.migrationinformation.org/USFocus/display.cfm?id=734

Media about Refugees
Office of Refugee Resettlement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resources/ref_films_books.htm

1. To serve as a networking resource for organizations and individuals that are invested in promoting the rights of refugees all over the world