Photos from Utica’s World Refugee Day 2017 Celebration

by Sojourner Staff UTICA –┬áSaturday was the city’s second annual celebration for World Refugee Day. Held at City Hall, the event began with speeches by administrators at the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees and elected officials Joe Griffo (R), of the State Senate, Anthony Brindisi (D), of the State Assembly, and Oneida County legislature. The even also featured a naturalization ceremony of 18 new … Continue reading Photos from Utica’s World Refugee Day 2017 Celebration

Utica to Celebrate World Refugee Day 2017

by Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees UTICA – The Mohaek Valley Resource Center for Refugees and Fidels Care invite the public to join them in celebrating World Refugee Day on Saturday, June 17th at Hanna Park at Utica City Hall from 12 PM until 4 PM. Utica, a city known as “The Town that Loves Refugees”, is an especially appropriate place to commemorate refugees’ … Continue reading Utica to Celebrate World Refugee Day 2017