City of Dayton to host World Refugee Day event next weekend

DAYTON — The City of Dayton will be hosting a World Refugee Day event next weekend.

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The community is invited to welcome the city’s refugee community at the Dayton Metro Library on E. Third Street on June 10 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

It is an annual event designed by the United Nations to honor the courage, strength, and determination of refugees, according to a City of Dayton spokesperson.

Refugees now living in Dayton have arrived from Congo, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Ukraine.

The event will be free and open to the public.

It will include food, music, performances, and presentations by Dayton’s refugee community.

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