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World Refugee Day – June 20, 2020 – Help Spread the Word
Between June 16 and June 20, 2020, U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking, spread the word via Social Media. We have posted graphics on our social media channels to show the interconnection between refugees and human trafficking. We encourage you and spread the word with your social networks! You just need to click the Facebook and/or Instagram icons at the top of this page and share the posts with your own Facebook and/or Instagram friends! Help spread the word!
U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking, is a collaborative, faith-based national network that offers education, supports access to survivor services, and engages in advocacy in an effort to eradicate modern-day slavery. We envision a world without slavery with a network of services and resources to inform the public, prevent the crime and assist survivors to achieve a fulfilling life.
June 16: #TraffickingTuesday
June 20th is World Refugee Day #WRD2020. Join us in calling on Congress to protect refugees in the next #COVID19 Relief Package. Refugees are particularly vulnerable to human trafficking and that situation is only exacerbated by the current pandemic.
Join our campaign: https://sistersagainsttrafficking.salsalabs.org/WorldRefugeeDay2020
June 17: #WisdomWednesday #WRD2020
“The call to solidarity is also a call to promote the effective recognition of the rights of immigrants and to overcome all discrimination based on race, culture, or religion…”
Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Unity in Diversity, A Statement of the U.S. Catholic Bishops (2000)
June 18: #ThankfulThursday #WRD2020
We Give Thanks for all our refugee neighbors who make our communities stronger, safer, and more beautiful places to live!
Join our call to congress to protect refugees by including certain provisions in the next #COIVD19 Relief Package: https://sistersagainsttrafficking.salsalabs.org/WorldRefugeeDay2020
June 19: #FactFriday #DYK #WRD2020
3 million refugees have been resettled in the United States since 1975. They are our friends, neighbors, co-workers, and family.
Join our call to congress to protect refugees by including certain provisions in the next #COVID19 Relief Package: https://sistersagainsttrafficking.salsalabs.org/WorldRefugeeDay2020
June 20: #SurvivorSaturday #WRD2020
Today is #WorldRefugeeDay. Today we share the stories of resilient refugees who have found a new home in the United States but face new challenges with #COVID19. https://bit.ly/3hlOJXN
Listen to their stories and join our campaign to protect refugees in the next #COVID19 Relief Package: https://sistersagainsttrafficking.salsalabs.org/WorldRefugeeDay2020
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston is a community of vowed apostolic women and lay associates with a contemplative stance toward life. Their mission is to realize the prayer of Christ, “That all may be one.” They work for unity and reconciliation where there is brokenness helping people become whole and holy, individually and together. In community and prayerful contemplation they listen to the Spirit and move always toward love of God and love of neighbor without distinction. For more information visit www.csjboston.org