World Refugee Day  

On Jun. 20, the city recognized World Refugee Day with a gathering with speakers and a 5k Walk for Refugees beginning at the main Library and ending at City Park. The Cultural Inclusion team and Diversity Advisory Board hosted the event, which included around 70 attendees from various organizations and backgrounds. The event was organized nationally by Refutees and happened here in coordination with statewide efforts through the Governor’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Advancement and Salem for Refugees. 

Walk for Refugees World Refugee Day.