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What is World Refugee Day?

  World Refugee Day is a day celebrated around the globe to honor the strength and resilience of refugees. Refugees are individuals who have been forced to flee their homes due to persecution, war, violence, and famine. For many of us, when we hear the word “refugee”, we think of the most vulnerable individuals in ... Read more

A refugee reflects on Memorial Day, recent attack in Portland, Oregon

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” As an American citizen, we pledge allegiance to the flag to keep our country united, protected and sovereign while fighting for liberty and retaining ... Read more
Refugees shaking hands

Welcome Refugees to Your Community

As a community member you can help welcome refugees to your community.

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Honoring three heroes: a statement on the tragedy in Portland

RCO Board Member Mohamud Noor offers a statement on the tragedy in Portland The horrific incident that happened in Portland, Oregon touched me personally and my Muslim community at large here in Portland, Oregon. One of the most difficult times that we have to face is the devastating period we go through when someone very dear ... Read more