Iraqi Rasha Sherlock celebrates Durham Refugee Day with music, food, games and community education at Durham Central Park Saturday. Bernard Thomas The Herald-Sun

Coverage of the First Durham Refugee Day, May 6, 2017

Durham celebrates ‘Refugee Day’ in a show of solidarity, Herald Sun

Durham establishes May 6 as ‘Durham Refugee Day’, WRAL with Video



Durham Refugee Day is organized by the City of Durham and both non-profit organizations resettling refugees in Durham, CWS and World Relief.

The Durham City Council declared on February 23, 2017,that Durham is open and welcoming to immigrants and refugees and “further reaffirms that Durham’s immigrant and refugee communities are integral to the life our city.”  The Council’s resolution proclaimed May 6, “Durham Refugee Day” in Durham. Read more here.

Please help spread the word about Durham Refugee Day.

(*info below from 2017… stay tuned for 2018 info!)