Throughout America’s great history, refugees—forced to flee their homes because of religious, political, ethnic and other forms of persecution—have started their lives anew in the United States. Please join us in celebrating the men and women who help make this happen.
June 22, 5 – 7 pm, Rayburn House Office Building, B354
Wine & light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Sarah Costa, Executive Director, Women’s Refugee Commission
His Eminence Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., Consultant, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration
Katherine Yun, MD, Yale School of Medicine
Demissie Abebe, Executive Director, TASSC International
COSPONSORING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
Congressman Howard Berman (D-CA/28th) Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL/21st)
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA/3rd) Congressman Gary Peters (D-MI/9th)
Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA/10th)
Church World Service Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Jesuit Refugee Service Refugees International US Conference of Catholic Bishops World Relief US Committee on Refugees and Immigrants Survivors of Torture, International Kurdish Human Rights Watch Center for Victims of Torture Tahirih Justice Center Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration Refugee Council USA