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World Refugee Day

Jun 15, 2018

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USF Sarasota-Manatee names Dr. Gert-Jan de Vreede interim dean of the College of Business

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is proud to host the first World Refugee Day Celebration in the Sarasota-Manatee region to honor the efforts and the struggles of refugees worldwide. Join the festivities featuring food, refugee art, music and dance.

  • Face painting and artwork activities for children
  • Slideshow of refugee youth photography
  • Free household supplies for refugee families
  • Cuban food
  • A panel of resettled refugee adults sharing their stories
  • Cultural entertainment: the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, music by Ukrainian musicians and Latin and Afro-Cuban dances by professionals from Fred Astaire of Sarasota

Join us for fun and information! Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by Southwest Florida Refugee Task Force.