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June 2022

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San Antonio Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, June 2, 2022
12:00 pm2:00 pm
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Want to become a Volunteer for Refugee Services of Texas - San Antonio? All volunteers must attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training which we host the first Thursday of each month. Visit our website to learn more and sign-up for this event via Volunteer Hub at the link above.

If you have any questions please contact San Antonio's Community Engagement Coordinator Sarahi. We look forward to serving alongside you!

RST Book Club: Plated Stories: Legacies from Home to Table

Saturday, June 4, 2022
10:00 am11:30 am

Refugee Services of Texas invites you all to our book club featuring Plated Stories: Legacies from Home to Table which features over 20 stories and 50 recipes shared by refugees, survivors of trafficking and asylum seekers across the state of Texas. During this event, you will hear from members of the creative team as well as some of the formerly displaced persons who have so kindly contributed their recipes and stories. Please register for the event in advance at the link above. Once you register, you will receive the link to the event!

If you are interested in pre-ordering the cookbook you can navigate to the "Make an Impact" Tab and click on "Order a Cookbook!"

We look forward to seeing you all there!

World Refugee Day - Houston

Monday, June 13, 2022Monday, June 20, 2022

Join Refugee Services of Texas and the Houston Consortium which includes a few other resettlement agencies (YMCA, Interfaith Ministries, The Alliance and The Bilingual Education Institute) in celebration of World Refugee Day. WRD this year will consist of a weeklong celebration from June 13th-June 20th. More details will be shared in the coming weeks!

World Refugee Day - Dallas

Saturday, June 18, 2022
9:00 am12:00 pm
Trinity Fellowship Church (932 S Greenville Ave, Richardson, TX 75081)

Join us for Dallas World Refugee Day festivities on Saturday, June 18th from 9am-12pm in partnership with other local refugee organizations.

Commemorate World Refugee Day at Trinity Fellowship Church with free food, music, soccer, basketball, face painting, and fun educational activities for families with kids of all ages. Join us in honoring refugees from around the globe!

*Note: The location for this event has changed, and is no longer at Emmet J Conrad High School. The event will be held at Trinity Fellowship Church.

World Refugee Day - San Antonio

Saturday, June 18, 2022
10:00 am1:00 pm
Guadalupe Plaza, 1327 Guadalupe St, San Antonio, TX 78207

World Refugee Day this year will be in partnership with Refugee Services of Texas and The University of Texas San Antonio on June 18 from 10 am to 1 pm. Join us in honoring refugees from around the globe! More details to come.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Maggie Morales.

World Refugee Day - Fort Worth

Saturday, June 18, 2022
10:00 am3:00 pm
University Christian Church of Forth Worth, 2720 S University Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76109

Join us for Fort Worth World Refugee Day festivities on Saturday, June 18th. Partnering with other refugee organizations, there will be fun and educational activities for our clients and members of the community of all ages, food, and advocacy opportunities. Festivities will take place at University Christian Church on the 18th from 10am-3pm.

Join us in honoring refugees from around the globe!

World Refugee Day - Austin

Saturday, June 18, 2022
11:00 am2:00 pm
Bullock Texas History Museum

Join the Austin Refugee Roundtable and the Bullock Museum on June 18th from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm for a free celebration of World Refugee Day.

Commemorate the United Nations' World Refugee Day at the Bullock Museum with a naturalization ceremony, free samples of world cuisine, live music, and activities for families with kids of all ages. Join us in honoring refugees from around the globe!

Houston World Refugee Day Potluck and Resource Fair

Saturday, June 18, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Plant It Forward Farms @ Westbury Community Garden, 12581 Dunlap Street, Houston, TX 77035

You're invited to join us in celebration of World Refugee Day and of the contributions new American farmers are making to Houston's food system! Come for a community potluck dinner and learn more about the Refugee resettlement process from local advocacy groups such as Combined Arms SIV & Allies, PAIR, FAM, UNICEF, Catholic Charities, Sudanese Chamber of Commerce, and RST! Please register in advance and bring a dish to share!

Plant It Forward (PIF) is a Houston, Texas-based nonprofit organization with the mission to empower refugees to develop sustainable farming businesses that produce fresh, healthy food for our community.

World Refugee Day - Rio Grande Valley

Monday, June 20, 2022
8:30 am9:30 am
Jubilee - Brownsville, 4955 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78521

Join RST - Rio Grande Valley in honoring and celebrating refugees from around the globe by attending a reading of "My Name is Not Refugee" in honor of World Refugee Day on June 20 at 8:30am at Jubilee - Brownsville. We hope to see you there!

World Refugee Day - Amarillo

Sunday, June 26, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Trinity Fellowship Eastridge, 1706 Evergreen St., Amarillo, TX 79107

Join RST and local community organizations on June 26th from 6 pm to 8 pm for a free celebration of World Refugee Day.

Commemorate the United Nations' World Refugee Day at Trinity Fellowship Eastridge with food, cultural presentations, visits from the police and fire departments, local organizations, and activities for families with kids of all ages. Join us in honoring refugees from around the globe!

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