World Refugee Day 2021 Event, June 30

Sharing the Journey Together: Celebrating World Refugee Day
WEDNESDAY June 30TH 6:30PM to 8PM

Reformation Lutheran Church
1118 Union St.
Columbia, SC 29201
outside event. 
Join us for an evening of cultural sharing and networking in celebration of World Refugee Day.  Hear an update from Lutheran Services Carolinas about the expected increase of new refugees arriving in Columbia this summer and how you can get involved.  Lutheran Services Carolinas is the agency that receives and resettles all new refugees in Columbia.  Learn about the refugee experience and the cultures of refugee communities through sharing. 
Mask wearing and social distancing encouraged.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
RSVP/Share on Facebook

Sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and Lutheran Services Carolinas.
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CALL FOR CULTURAL CONTRIBUTIONS…
There is still space in our program for cultural contributions that reflect the refugee experience and/or the culture of resettled refugee communities, including:
    •    Personal Stories/ Storytelling
    •    Poetry, your own or from others.
    •    Songs/Musical Performance
    •    Dance Performance or Teach us Your Dance!
    •    Fashion show of traditional dress.
    •    Due to Covid precautions, we are NOT asking for food contributions this year.
    •    Anything else you think would be a good idea.
Cultural sharings should last about 5 to 10 minutes to allow us to hear from many voices.  Please share only as your are comfortable sharing with a public audience.
CONTACT: David, david@carolinapeace.org or text/call 803-215-3263.

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