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Fifth Annual Refugee & Immigrant Day at the Capitol – 2018

We are all Kentucky!

Join KRM and a coalition of statewide agencies for the 5th Annual Refugee and Immigrant Day at the Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: wednesday, march 7, 2018

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Music

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rally

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Information and letter writing in the Rotunda
Self-Guided tours of the Capitol
Optional Session Viewing

WHERE:

Frankfort, Kentucky. The rally will take place in the Rotunda. Music will start at 12:30 p.m. and the Rally will start at 1:00 p.m.

WHO:

The event is organized by a coalition of agencies including Catholic Charities of Louisville, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Americana World Community Center, the International Center of Kentucky, Adelante Hispanic Achievers, La Casita Center, Doors to Hope, and the Backside Learning Center, with support from communities and groups across Kentucky.

Statewide organizers of the 5th Annual Refugee & Immigrant Day at the Capitol.

WHY:

To continue making Kentucky home for refugees. To show that we are all Kentucky.

It is important for elected officials on all levels to be educated about immigration and the refugee resettlement program as well as the contributions refugees and immigrants make to our state. It is also a civic engagement opportunity for all Kentuckians, including newcomers in our state, to learn how to participate in our democracy.

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Register here┬áto join us from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

spread the word:

Join the statewide Facebook event and invite your fellow Kentuckians!

Other Ways to Get Involved

advocacy activities night: posters & letters

Louisville: Thursday, February 8, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Learn more.

Covington / Northern Kentucky: Thursday, February 8, 6:00 p.m at The Center for Great Neighborhoods. Learn more.

advocacy training night

Louisville: Thursday, March 1, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at KRM Louisville. Join the Facebook event to invite your friends.

attorneys: free naturalization cle in louisville for lawyers

On March 8, attorneys can attend a free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program to support immigrants seeking to naturalize. Learn more at this Facebook event or the Louisville Bar Association flier.

resources & statewide events

Join the Facebook event for the Day at the Capitol for resources on other events leading up to March 7 and how you can get involved in your community.


Above photo by KRM staff Portia Watson.