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Refugees International Commemorates 34 Years of Lifesaving Action

Refugees International Commemorates 34 Years of Lifesaving Action

And after the party, there’s the after party, or so the song goes… well, before we get to that, there’s the cocktail hour and the dinner and the program. Thursday night, hundreds attended the 34th Annual Refugees International Anniversary Dinner at the Mellon Auditorium. The usually star-studded evening was more serious, focused and sedate this [...]

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Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle Invites You to the Aftergala

Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle Invites You to the Aftergala

May 2nd, please join the Refugees International Young Humanitarian Circle co-chairs Ashley Taylor Bronczek and yours truly, RI Board member and Gala Master of Ceremonies actor/activist Matt Dillon, and the YHC Steering Committee for the Aftergala event which will be held at Fujimar (1401 K Street). Starting at 10pm, the always energetic fun party includes drink [...]

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Refugees International Hosts a Summer Tweet Up

Refugees International Hosts a Summer Tweet Up

The patio of Fujimar Restaurant was packed and hopping 6pm and into the evening, as Refugees International(RI) held its first “Tweet Up”, a casual mixer with RI staff, supporters, Young Humanitarians, bloggers, journos and NGO-folks.  Attendees enjoyed the sushi restaurant’s happy hour specials, both drinks and food, not to mention the finally cooler temperatures (all [...]

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Refugees International : Speaking Out & Saving Lives Everyday

Refugees International : Speaking Out & Saving Lives Everyday

People often ask me “why” I choose a particular charity with which to become involved.  Sometimes the question posed is for advice in their own decision making process, other times it’s an actual inquiry into my own reasons.  The “why” has varied over the years, starting with business (when I first joined then chaired the [...]

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Friendly Reminder: Refugees International Young Humanitarian Circle After Party – YOU Are Invited

Friendly Reminder: Refugees International Young Humanitarian Circle After Party – YOU Are Invited

Post-Refugees International 33rd Anniversary Dinner which will take place at the Mellon Auditorium on Thursday, May 10th, you, yes, you my friend, my foe, my frenemy, and my not yet made your acquaintance stranger, are invited to the Young Humanitarian Circle After Party.  Both Ashley Taylor (my co-Chair) and I and our entire Steering Committee [...]

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You’re Invited! Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle After Party With Special Guest Lauren Bush Lauren

You’re Invited! Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle After Party With Special Guest Lauren Bush Lauren

Join the Refugees International Young Humanitarian Circleat Fujimar Restaurant for a private After Party on Thursday, May 10 at 10pm. We will be celebrating more than three decades of RI’s work with special guests, fellow humanitarians, RI staff and board members, and FEED Projects’ co-founder Lauren Bush Lauren, the 2012 recipient of RI’s McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian [...]

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Refugees International Young Humanitarian Circle Film Screening: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Refugees International Young Humanitarian Circle Film Screening: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Please join the Young Humanitarian Circle of Refugees International for a film screening of PBS’ Women, War and Peace docu-series Pray the Devil Back to Hell.  This is the third in a series of film-focused events for the YHC, previously viewed were the highly acclaimed and multiple award winning Climate Refugees and War Child. Space [...]

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Refugees International – Art – L2

Refugees International – Art – L2

By Punch Pep Correspondent Elizabeth Fischer Refugees International (“RI”), The Young Humanitarian Circle, Art and L2 – an organization, volunteers, an artist and a venue all came together for one night.  L2 organized the fundraiser.  All proceeds collected at the door went to Refugees International and all proceeds collected for the art went to International [...]

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Nowhere People: The Global Face of Statelessness

Nowhere People: The Global Face of Statelessness

Last month, the Young Humanitarian Circle (YHC) of Refugees International (RI) and the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) joined together to bring attention to World Refugee Day (June 20th) and to visit award winning photographer Greg Constantine’s Kennedy Center exhibit “Nowhere People: The Global Face of Statelessness.” Later, the group [...]

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Revised: In Honor of World Refugee Day: “Nowhere People: The Global Face of Statelessness”

Revised: In Honor of World Refugee Day: “Nowhere People: The Global Face of Statelessness”

In commemoration of World Refugee Day, please join co-hosts Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area for award-winning photojournalist Greg Constantine’s photography exhibit “Nowhere People: The Global Face of Statelessness.” Greg Constantine’s compelling photos give faces of a select few of the world’s 12 million stateless people [...]

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Refugees International Celebrates 32 Years

Refugees International Celebrates 32 Years

at the reception, Emmanuel Jal, my YHC Co-Chair Ashley Taylor and film director Karim Chrobog (“War Child”) It’s not every day you see Kevin Dillon’s brother (Kevin plays “Drama” on the hit HBO series “Entourage”) Matt, who has been acting in films since 1979, play the part of a Sam Waterston stand in. But the [...]

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Refugees International After Party with Emmanuel Jal & Matt Dillon

Refugees International After Party with Emmanuel Jal & Matt Dillon

The Young Humanitarian Circle of Refugees International invites you to join the Steering Committee, Gala attendees, Sudanese hip hop sensation and refugee Emmanuel Jal (who is performing at the Gala) as well as RI Board Member actor/activist Matt Dillon at L2 Lounge on Thursday, May 5th. The after party starts at 10pm and is complimentary [...]

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