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June 20, 5:30 pm

Safed House is a sponsor and will participate on a panel celebrating World Refugee Day on June 20, 2018.

Join us for a screening of “This is Home”,  a new documentary featuring four Syrian refugee families resettled through the International Rescue Committee  in Baltimore followed by a panel made up of refugees who have made Phoenix their home along with representatives of different refugee support organizations. Sami Assadi, co-founder Safed House and a Palestinian refugee from 1948, and Haseeba Baseer, a Afghan refugee who resettled in Arizona a few years ago, will participate as part of the Safed House contribution to this discussion.

Date: June 20th, 2018 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Location: St Francis Xavier 4715 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

About World Refugee Day: The United Nations designated June 20, 2001 as the first annual World Refugee Day, acknowledging fifty years of responses to the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees. World Refugee Day commemorates the strength, courage, resilience and contributions of refugees throughout the world. It is a time when we focus on the incredible achievements of refugees who have become our neighbors, friends, co-workers, and countrymen - and it’s also a day when we consider the causes of their forced migration, the millions who are still persecuted and displaced without safety and protection, and the need for a world response to refugees’ plight. The Phoenix celebration of World Refugee Day will celebrate the rich contributions of refugees to the Valley and Arizona. 

Safed House will announce the 2018 winners of the annual essay contest on June 20 as well.

Stay tuned for more details about future events.   

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+1(480)510-4881 or by email

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