Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

Immigrant Heritage Month

Celebrating immigrants and connecting our stories.

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When

Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

June is Immigrant Heritage Month! This national celebration uses storytelling to highlight immigrants and their diverse experiences. These stories of struggle and triumph allow us to connect through shared experience and to learn more about the many ways in which immigrant contributions enrich our culture.

Want to take part? Check out our Immigrant Heritage Month events!

Partner events

Events

  • Jun
    20
    Showing of "Brooklyn," Free Library of Philadelphia
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Eastwick Library, 2851 Island Ave.

    Showing of "Brooklyn," Free Library of Philadelphia

    June 20, 2018
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, 2 hours
    Eastwick Library, 2851 Island Ave.
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    This is a film screening of the movie "Brooklyn" for Immigrant Heritage Month. Contact: Mary Beth Triplette, TriplettM@freelibrary.org, 215-685-4170
  • Jun
    20
    Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month: Arabic, Free Library of Philadelphia
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
    Tacony Branch, 6742 Torresdale Ave.

    Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month: Arabic, Free Library of Philadelphia

    June 20, 2018
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, 1 hour
    Tacony Branch, 6742 Torresdale Ave.
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    TAC LEAP staff will present folktales, crafts, and recipes from their places of origin: Puerto Rico, China, Ukraine, Albania, and the Middle East. There will be a different workshop/activity each week. Contact: Suzin Weber, webers@freelibrary.org
  • Jun
    20
    World Refugee Day, Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Philadelphia Refugee Resettlement Provider Collaborative
    5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    City Hall Courtyard

    World Refugee Day, Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Philadelphia Refugee Resettlement Provider Collaborative

    June 20, 2018
    5:00 pm to 8:30 pm, 4 hours
    City Hall Courtyard
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    A celebration to honor and highlight the stories and contributions of refugees to Philadelphia with interactive art activities and film screenings about the refugee journey. www.facebook.com/PhiladelphiaWorldRefugeeDay  

    Contact: Kerry Coughlin, kcoughlin@hiaspa.org, 215-832-0950.

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