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Uniting for Refugees: Marking One Year Since President Trump's Travel Ban

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District Hall

75 Northern Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

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Boston groups unite for conversation and solidarity

Join Oxfam, Amnesty International, International Institute of New England, for an exhibit, panel discussion, and light reception

Featuring an acoustic performance by local musician Chadwick Stokes, of Dispatch and State Radio.

President Trump signed his first executive order travel ban in January 2017, slamming the door on refugees and triggering an outcry in support of refugees that continues today. Join Oxfam and fellow organizations for a panel discussion on the current state of the global refugee crisis and the US refugee resettlement program. You'll also learn how you can continue to stand up for refugees.

The panel will be followed by a light reception, featuring an acoustic performance by local musician Chadwick Stokes, of Dispatch and State Radio.

Guests are also encouraged to explore Oxfam and Amnesty International's "Museum Without a Home" exhibition–on display in the District Hall lounge from Monday, 1/22 through Friday, 1/26. Museum Without a Home highlights real items given to refugees by the communities that welcomed them. This free exhibit celebrates the solidarity communities around the world have shown towards people forced to flee their homes.

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Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the program will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Friends and family are welcome to join and registration is required as space is limited. RSVP by registering on this Eventbrite page.

In partnership with District Hall and Calling All Crows




More than 65 million people around the world have been forced to leave their homes because of violence, persecution and war. There are over 22 million refugees in the world today, over half of whom are under 18 years old. Less than 1% of the global refugee population is resettled. Even a smaller percentage are selected to come to the USA. A cornerstone of the founding values of the US is to offer oppressed people refuge from violence and persecution. During the worst refugee crisis of our time, America must continue our tradition of welcoming refugees to our communities.



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