Refugee & Immigrant Day at the Capitol, 2019

Date: 
02/20/2019 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol 700 Capitol Ave., Frankfort, KY 40601

Join Kentucky Refugee Ministries for “We the People: Refugee and Immigrant Day at the Capitol” in Frankfort on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Music in the Rotunda
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Rally and Speakers
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Advocacy activities, including self-guided tours of the Capitol and optional Kentucky Legislature session viewing

WHERE:

Rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol
700 Capitol Ave., Frankfort, KY 40601

WHO:

Organized by a coalition of agencies: Catholic Charities of LouisvilleACLU of KentuckyCatholic Conference of KentuckyUFCW Local 227Kentucky Refugee MinistriesKentucky Refugee Ministries LexingtonAmericana Community Center, Inc.International Center of KentuckyLa Casita CenterDoors to HopeBackside Learning CenterJFCS LouisvilleGlobal Human ProjectRefugeeConnect and Navigate Enterprise Center.

WHY:

It is important for elected officials on all levels to be educated about immigration and the refugee resettlement program, as well as the contributions refugees and immigrants make to our state. This also serves as a civic engagement opportunity for all Kentuckians, including newcomers in our state, to learn how to participate in our democracy.

REGISTER:

If you can join KRM for the 6th annual Refugee and Immigrant Day at the Capitol, please register online.

INVITE OTHERS:

Join the Facebook event and invite your friends to visit Frankfort!

JOIN THE CONVERSATION:

You can help spread the word on social media by using the following hashtags: #WeThePeople #WeAreAllKentucky #YallMeansAll #KeepKYGlobal.

 

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