World Refugee Day 2019 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! #WRD2019 #RefugeesWelcome


Contributions and Benefits of Refugees in Our Communities

  • We say #RefugeesWelcome in my [city] community by [action]. #WRD2019

  • [Name of group, family, etc.] is ready to welcome #refugees! #RefugeesWelcome #WRD2019 (insert photo)

  • My community is better with refugees. They [pay taxes, create jobs, start businesses, bring cultural diversity, open restaurants, etc.]. #WRD2019 #RefugeesWelcome

  • This #WRD2019, 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. #WRD2019

  • Making #RefugeesWelcome involves teamwork! NGOs, faith communities, community groups & others all chip in. #WRD2019

  • #Refugees who get tools they need to succeed add real value to our communities as hard working tax payers #WRD2019

  • Refugees across the US add value: working, learning English, paying taxes, opening businesses & becoming citizens. #WRD2019 #RefugeesWelcome

  • Entire communities benefit from refugees, esp when we invest in welcoming early on, equipping them to thrive. #WRD2019

  • Every year, #refugees open businesses, revitalize towns, become citizens & give back to the communities that welcomed them. #WRD2019

  • #Refugees bring their resilience & experiences to help make our communities better. We celebrate them this #WRD2019! #RefugeesWelcome

  • This #WRD2019, join us in creating welcoming communities for all – join the #RefugeesWelcome initiative today! Visit refugeesarewelcome.org

  • Want to help celebrate #WRD2019? Join the #RefugeesWelcome initiative & help welcome #refugees in your area! Visit refugeesarewelcome.org

  • As we celebrate #WRD2019, join us in making sure the US continues its welcoming legacy and resettles #refugees. #RefugeesWelcome


Refugee Facts

  • 52% of #refugees are under the age of 18. What if that was someone you know? #WRD2019

  • 44,400 people a day are forced to flee their homes because of conflict & persecution. #WRD2019

  • Every minute, 30 people are forced to flee their homes because of war or persecution. #RefugeesWelcome #WRD2019

  • The number of #refugees and others forcibly displaced from their homes is over 68.5 million worldwide, the highest level since WWII #WRD2019

  • The US has been a global leader in the protection of refugees and must continue to set an example as a safe haven. #WRD2019 #RefugeesWelcome

  • Since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980, over 3 million #refugees have found safe haven in America. #RefugeesWelcome #WRD2019

  • Fewer than 1% of the world's #refugees are ever resettled. #WRD2019

  • The US Refugee Resettlement Program is a lifesaving, public-private partnership for #refugees with no other means of finding safety. #WRD2019

  • Fewer than 1% of the world's 22-million refugees will be resettled. #WRD2019