Lansing devotes a week to refugee awareness

Jun 16, 2016

World Refugee Day is coming up, and the city of Lansing has created an entire week of events to celebrate the resiliency of refugees. St. Vincent Catholic Charities is hosting the week of events that kicks off Saturday. We speak with St. Vincent’s community outreach coordinator, Marissa Nalley.


The United Nations has designated June 20th of every year as World Refugee Day. In the city of Lansing, the commemoration lasts an entire week.

World Refugee Awareness Week is hosted by St. Vincent Catholic Charities. Current State learns more about the events and efforts involving refugee settlement with community outreach coordinator, Marissa Nalley.