Celebrate World Refugee Day 2020 | June 20
The Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and the American Library Association (ALA) invite libraries to commemorate World Refugee Day 2020.
To connect safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage virtual activities to support and celebrate refugees. For ideas and resources, go to:
|The Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and the American Library Association commemorate World Refugee Day 2020, affirming:|
We are the United States*, welcoming people born here or afar.
We are neighbors, diverse cultures, connected in common humanity.
We are libraries**, welcoming all – people, ideas and knowledge.
We strengthen our communities from the most vulnerable to the most affluent.
|Note: We invite other organizations to use this statement, replacing the * with their own location, and the ** with their own organization type/name.|