Take Action this Refugee Rights Day with WUSC!

April 4th is Refugee Rights Day!

WUSC is the only organization in the world that combines resettlement with post-secondary education. This Refugee Rights Day (Thursday, April 4 2013), take a few minutes to share with your friends, colleagues, families and networks how you support refugee access to education through WUSC's Student Refugee Program.

Take Action!

1.       Facebook it! Post this special WUSC Refugee Rights Day picture banner on Facebook (above).

Download it here.

Download it here.

2.       Tweet it! Post and share these key messages on twitter and Facebook (includes links to SRP and Shine a Light pages)

More tweets…

  • This #refugeerightsday, support a refugee’s right to education!  http://bit.ly/XzYXJa
  • On #refugeerightsday learn how YOU can help young refugees achieve their educational goals: http://bit.ly/XzYXJa
  • Most refugee girls don’t even finish primary school, let alone highschool. Find out how you can help this #refugeerightsday  http://bit.ly/TpKSj
  • You can help young refugees reach their full potential: #refugeerigthsday http://bit.ly/XzYXJa
  • Providing #refugees with the skills to rebuild their lives: #refugeerightsday http://bit.ly/XzYXJa
  • Education may be the only way out for a young refugee. Learn more this #refugeerightsday http://bit.ly/XzYXJa

3.       Mark the day! Holding an event, panel or a table for Refugee Rights Day? Download and print these posters to catch people’s attention.




Keep the momentum going!

Inspired by Refugee Rights Day?  Start planning a summer or September Mock Refugee Camp(us) with your Local Committee! It’s a sure way to catch the eyes of new students, your community and the media to raise awareness about WUSC’s Student Refugee Program.

You can already start connecting with your University administration to plan your future event and permissions. Not sure where to start? Get tips and ideas from Local Committees, and check-out some of their great media coverage here.

Key dates are best!

April 4th: Refugee Rights Day

June 20th: World Refugee Day

September 2013: Arrival of new sponsored students and first wave of new WUSC recruits!

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