Celebrate World Refugee Day June 20
Celebrate World Refugee Day [PDF, 929KB] on June 20! Join the Office of Head Start National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness (NCCLR) to support and honor refugee families in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
What Is It?
In 2001, the United Nations declared June 20 World Refugee Day. It honors the courage and determination of families forced to flee their homes due to threat of persecution. The day is a chance to acknowledge the impact of war on families and bring awareness to the refugee experience. Celebrate the vast contributions refugee families have made in your Head Start program and their communities.
World Refugee Day Flyer [PDF, 929KB]
- Talking Points: Head Start and Refugee Provider Communication Guide [PDF, 189KB]
- Talking Points User Guide [PDF, 388KB]
- Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) in Head Start and Early Head Start: Reaching Emerging Refugee and Immigrant Populations [PDF, 3MB]
- U.S. Refugee Resettlement by State and Region
- Cultural Backgrounders in English and Spanish (español)
- Raising Young Children in a New Country Handbook in English and Spanish (español)
- World Refugee Day 2014 Flyer [PDF, 929KB]
Select the link to explore all the resources on the Refugee Families page.
Last Reviewed: May 2015
Last Updated: June 1, 2015