Home 2021: World Refugee Day Celebration, June 20
HOME 2021 launches this Sunday on World Refugee Day (June 20) with a brief, in-person celebration in the morning, at Lynden, followed by a live virtual program in the afternoon on Facebook. Check out our schedule below:
10 am: Land Acknowledgment, with Margaret Noodin, and Interfaith Prayers, in collaboration with the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
10:30 am: Story Time, with Lynden’s Claudia Orjuela, and the Milwaukee Public Library
11 am: Symbol Carving Workshop with artist-in-residence Daniel Minter – advance registration required
12 pm: Huron Ontario Michigan Erie Superior/HOMES with Moheb Soliman, and other Great Lakes writers and artists
Full details on the day’s events here: lyndensculpturegarden.org/
2-3:30 pm: Virtual World Refugee Program begins on Facebook Live, with a special guest musician, Rohingya refugee, Hamid (bio below).
We hope that you can join us, including the virtual program with our special guest and main feature: Hamid, a Rohingya musician based in Canada who will be interviewed by HOME Refugee Steering Committee Member Hasina Begum Ashraf Mia in-between songs.
To find out more about HOME 2021 events this summer, post-World Refugee Day, check out our events page home-at-lynden.org/home-2021 and scroll to the bottom to explore what HOME has to offer!
HOME 2021 is sponsored in part by Hanan Refugee Relief.
To stay up-to-date with our happenings, subscribe to the HOME e-list here.
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