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In The News: Activists Form Temporary Tent City In The Financial District To Support Global Refugees

Photo Credit: Scott Heins / Gothamist

Photo Credit: Scott Heins / Gothamist

“The overnight tent city demonstration was the centerpiece of “City of Refuge,” a 24-hour program of actions protesting abuse and discrimination against refugees both in the U.S. and abroad. Organized by numerous citywide groups, Tuesday’s actions included education workshops, a demonstration outside the Wall Street Trump building, and an outdoor candlelight vigil at Trinity, where demonstrators held battery-powered tea lights and listened as clergy members read aloud the names of scores of refugees who had recently lost their lives while searching for a new home.”

Read more: Gothamist 

Additional coverageWNYC, The UpstanderMetro, Al Jazeera, ABC