This year marks the 65th anniversary of the creation of the UN High Commission for Refugees and the 35th anniversary of the 1980 Refugee Act.

In honor of World Refugee Day, Welcoming America is proud to announce the winners of the first ever Welcoming Refugees Communications Contest.

Welcoming Refugee Communications Contest Winners

Best Communications Material

Grand Prize Winner: Refugees Starting Over ProjectSUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, NY

Honorable Mention: Refugees Helping Refugees, Rochester, NY

Best Event or Campaign

Grand Prize Winner: Tampa Bay Refugee Task Force World Refugee Day Celebration, Florida Department of Children and Families, Tampa, FL

Honorable Mention: Face of Our Community: Understanding Cultural Diversity, Provider's Network, Lincoln, NE

Best New Innovation

Grand Prize Winner: Welcome Wednesdays Social Media Campaign, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Lexington, KY

Honorable Mention: Muslim Journeys Lecture Series, Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville, KY

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