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World Refugee Day 2016 – Historical Refugee Walk

June 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

WRD2016 LogoIn honor of the UNHCR’s World Refugee Day 2016, walk with us!

Safe Passage Project will be hosting a Historical Refugee Walk through downtown Manhattan on Friday, June 17, 2016 from 3pm – 6pm. Kicking off in front of Castle Clinton at 3pm, we are thrilled to host speakers former UNHCR official Pam Goldberg and Prof. Lenni Benson, and a special Safe Passage Project guest.

This walk is free and open to the public! Bring your friends, your colleagues,and your family!

To RSVP for our Historical Refugee Walk here.

The Historical Refugee Walk culminates a week of fundraising, to support us and join a fundraising team, sign up here!

World Refugee Day was established by the United Nations on the 50th Anniversary of the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Safe Passage Project works every day to make this promise of protection real for hundreds of children in the New York area.

More than 90% of Safe Passage Project’s clients are fleeing the Northern Triangle of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras: three of the five most violent countries in the world. Today, our clients and other children like them are seeking protection in the U.S. in record numbers.

Join Safe Passage Project in support of refugees, young and old. We’re excited to host you and to share these unique pieces of NYC history, so come walk with us!

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Date:
June 17, 2016
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Safe Passage Project
UNHCR
    
 
Please contact Deputy Executive Director, Gui Stampur, if you would like to discuss Safe Passage conducting a training at your law firm, organization or government agency.
 
This May and June, Safe Passage will be conducting trainings for the following law firms:
 
1. Fragomen Del Rey LLP.
2. Wilson Elser LLP.
3. Kramer Levin LLP.
4. Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP
 
 
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