Participate in TIRRC's World Refugee Day 2017 Letter Writing Campaign! 

This World Refugee Day, join TIRRC in sending a clear message to Senator Bob Corker, Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, that refugees are welcome in Tennessee. Download the Letter Writing Toolkit here. #TNWelcomesRefugees

Beyond participating in our letter writing campaign, attend one of the many World Refugee Day events taking place accross Tennessee. Download the calendar here.



People of Faith: Join Us In Welcoming Refugees


Stand with refugees. Sign the petition.

Over the past several years, Tennessee has been on the front lines of anti-refugee policy. Since 2011, a handful of notoriously anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant legislators have been introducing a series of bills to defund or limit refugee resettlement to our state. While their efforts had been considered fringe by most of the legislature, the tragedies in Paris, Beirut, and Baghdad have given a new audience to those who have led these ongoing campaigns to curb refugee resettlement.

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