ACPL and Catholic Charities Celebrate World Refugee Day

Fort Wayne, Indiana – On June 20, 2024, the Allen County Public Library (ACPL) and Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend (CCFWSB) joined hands to commemorate World Refugee Day. This event, held at the ACPL main branch, brought together community members, refugees, and advocates in a spirit of unity and support.

A Day of Resilience

World Refugee Day serves as a poignant reminder of the strength and resilience of displaced individuals. It’s a day to honor their courage, celebrate their contributions, and raise awareness about the challenges they face.

World Refugee Day celebration

Community Engagement

The event featured interactive displays, cultural performances, and heartfelt conversations. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about different cultures, hear personal stories from refugees, and explore ways to get involved in supporting newcomers.

A Shared Commitment

As the sun bathed the plaza in warm light, participants reaffirmed their commitment to welcoming refugees with open arms. The ACPL and CCFWSB continue to collaborate, ensuring that Fort Wayne remains a compassionate and inclusive community for all.

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