Refugees Welcome Here!


You are invited to attend an event to commemorate

WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2005

recognizing the courage of refugees and asylees as well as the work of volunteers who have welcomed them in New York and New Jersey.

MUSIC!  FOOD!  SPEAKERS!  AWARDS!

Food will be available while supplies last. Participants are also welcome to bring food to share with others.

SATURDAY JUNE 11, 2005
11:00 AM

Location:
Outside in the Friends Meeting House courtyard
15 Rutherford Place, corner of East 15th Street
(between 15th & 16th Streets, between 3rd & 2nd Avenues)
Manhattan, NY 10003

If it is raining, we will meet inside the meeting house and eat in the gymnasium.
 
Subways:
L to 3rd Avenue
4,5,6,N,R,Q,W to 14th Street/Union Square
PATH to 14th Street

Parking: at meters on street or public parking garage on 15th St.

This event is brought to you by: NY/NJ Friends of Refugees
Sponsoring organizations: American Friends Service Committee; Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture; CAMBA; Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York; Church World Service Immigration and Refugee Program; Episcopal Migration Ministries; Human
Rights First; Lutheran Family and Community Services; Nah We Yone; New York Immigration Coalition; Riverside Church Sojourners Ministry for Detained Immigrants, Safe Horizon/SOLACE program for Survivors of Torture and Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program.

For more information, contact
Aster Kidane, 212-870-6808, akidane@theriversidechurchny.org
or Will Coley, 973-643-1924 ext 31, wcoley@afsc.org

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Posted June 7, 2005