World Refugee Day 2017 Sample Tweets


Thank Officials for Their Support of Refugees

  • Thanks, [Senator, Representative, Governor, etc.] for your support of #refugees and policies that welcomes them to our communities! #WRD2017 #RefugeesWelcome


Contributions and Benefits of Refugees in Our Communities

  • We say #RefugeesWelcome in my [city] community by [action]. #WRD2017
  • [Name of group, family, etc.] is ready to welcome #refugees! #RefugeesWelcome #WRD2017 (insert photo)
  • My community is better with refugees.  They [pay taxes, create jobs, start businesses, bring cultural diversity, open restaurants, etc.]. #WRD2017 #RefugeesWelcome
  • This #WRD2017, we celebrate the diversity and resiliency #refugees bring to our communities! #RefugeesWelcome
  • Refugee #resettlement means not only saving lives, but also successful integration for #refugees in communities across the US. #WRD2017
  • Making #RefugeesWelcome involves teamwork! NGOs, faith communities, community groups & others all chip in. #WRD2017
  • #Refugees who get tools they need to succeed add real value to our communities as hard working tax payers #WRD2017 
  • Refugees across the US add value: working, learning English, paying taxes, opening businesses & becoming citizens. #WRD2017 #RefugeesWelcome
  • Entire communities benefit from refugees, esp when we invest in welcoming early on, equipping them to thrive. #WRD2017
  • Every year, #refugees open businesses, revitalize towns, become citizens & give back to the communities that welcomed them. #WRD2017
  • #Refugees bring their resiliency & experiences to help make our communities better. We celebrate them this #WRD2017! #RefugeesWelcome
  • This #WRD2017, join us in creating welcoming communities for all – join the #RefugeesWelcome initiative today! Visit refugeesarewelcome.org
  • Want to help celebrate #WRD2017? Join the #RefugeesWelcome initiative & help welcome #refugees in your area! Visit refugeesarewelcome.org
  • As we celebrate #WRD2017, join us in making sure the US continues its welcoming legacy and resettles #refugees. #RefugeesWelcome


Refugee Facts

  • 51% of #refugees are under the age of 18. What if that was someone you know? #WRD2017
  • 42,500 people a day are forced to flee their homes because of conflict & persecution. #WRD2017
  • Every minute, 24 people are forced to flee their homes because of war or persecution. #RefugeesWelcome #WRD2017
  • The number of #refugees and others forcibly displaced from their homes is over 61 million worldwide, the highest level since WWII #WRD2017
  • The US has been a global leader in the protection of refugees and must continue to set an example as a safe haven. #WRD2017 #RefugeesWelcome
  • Since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980, over 3 million #refugees have found safe haven in America. #RefugeesWelcome #WRD2017
  • Less than 1% of the world's #refugees are ever resettled. #WRD2017 
  • The US Refugee Resettlement Program is a lifesaving, public-private partnership for #refugees with no other means of finding safety. #WRD2017
  • Fewer than 1% of the world's 21.3 million refugees will be resettled. #WRD2017