Resources for Welcoming the Stranger: Honoring World Refugee Day

Explore the collection of materials and resources below to learn more about World Refugee Day and ways to get involved.


Continue Learning:

Learn more about World Refugee Day from the UN Refugee Agency here: https://www.unrefugees.org/refugee-facts/world-refugee-day/


Listen to the stories of kids who have recently immigrated to the United States here: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/young_immigrants/


Helping in the Community:

Learn more about CASA Maryland and how to support their work here: https://wearecasa.org/

Learn about the Jewish Volunteer Connection’s volunteer opportunity for Soccer Without Borders here: https://jvcbaltimore.org/job/family-mentor-soccer-without-borders/

Explore ways to support Martha’s Table, a D.C organization that supports children and families by making healthy food, quality education and family support more accessible, here: https://marthastable.org/give/in-kind-donations/


Additional Activities:

Download the Kindness Rocks activity packets here: https://www.thekindnessrocksproject.com/create-kindness-rocks-activity-worksheet

Explore the JMM’s immigration themed activity packet here: https://jewishmuseummd.org/coming-to-america-2/

Create the Museum of You on the CJM’s digital resource page here: https://capitaljewishmuseum.org/programs-events/digital-resources/

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