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We will have opportunities to celebrate our newest neighbors during World Refugee Awareness Week, including graduation ceremonies at PCO mission partner The Global Institute of Lansing.

For other events you may want to attend, see the list below, and invite a friend to join you.

Thursday, June 20: Peace Pole Unveiling from 12 noon 2:00 p.m.
At Peckham Inc. 3510 Capital City Blvd, Lansing, MI 48906
Peckham has created job opportunities for new Americans for many years.
Catering by Noosh Afghan Restaurant.

Friday, June 21 – Friday, June 28: Clothes that Tell a Story: Refugee Fashion
CADL – South Lansing Library, 3500 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48910.

Saturday, June 22: Rays of Hope: Refugee Talent Show, 5:00 p.m.
St. Luke Lutheran Church, 122 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI
Come and experience the wealth of talent that has settled right here in our community.
Includes dancers, singers, poets, and artists from around the globe.

Tuesday, June 25: IRRC Heritage Hearth & Plate Book Reveal, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Lansing Shuffle: 325 Riverfront Dr, Lansing, MI 48912
Share a meal and be the first to hear the book title for the “Summer Community Read!”
Reservations Required at https://forms.gle/77H5L99RGmxheG5y7

Friday, June 28: Tour of the New Refugee Development Center (RDC), 5:30 p.m.
5509 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI, 48911
Join us for a tour of RDC's Newcomer Center and then enjoy a community potluck hosted by Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project.

June 20-June 30: Samaritas Refugee Art Show
Tabooli Restaurant, 515 West Grand River Ave., East Lansing Mi 48823 Features pieces created by youth from around the world, now in refugee foster care in Michigan.
Art creation provides an outlet for these youth to explore their hearts, losses, hopes, and dreams.

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June 20
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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