I Welcome Refugees Because

Actor and producer Alysia Reiner from Orange Is the New Black shares why she welcomes refugees. Will you join her and show your support?

This World Refugee Day, let’s change the conversation from one of fear and grievance to one of welcome and acceptance. Show your support for refugees and asylum seekers by sharing why you welcome newcomers into your community. 

 

Got 1 minute for refugees? Share on social media!

Step 1: Share one of the graphics below with your friends and family on social media. Click the Facebook and Twitter logos to share directly to your profile, or click the arrow button to download and share on Instagram.

Step 2: Use the hashtags #IWelcomeBecause and #WorldRefugeeDay, and tag @HIASrefugees in your post. We might even share your post on our social media accounts.

Step 3: Tag a friend and ask them to join in welcoming refugees. 

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Got 5 minutes for refugees? Print a sign and take a selfie!

Step 1: Click on one of the signs below and print it - you can add a custom message if you'd like.

Step 2: Take a photo with your sign.

Step 3: Post your photo on social media. Use the hashtags #IWelcomeBecause and #WorldRefugeeDay, and tag @HIASrefugees in your post. Tag a friend and ask them to join in welcoming refugees.