Governor Gary R. Herbert declared June as Refugee Month in Utah. In an effort to celebrate the nearly 30,000 refugees that live in Utah and provide education to the mainstream community about the refugee plight, a series of events have been scheduled for the month.
The Refugee Fashion Show sponsored by Women of the World, a nonprofit organization, is an exciting opportunity for the mainstream community to experience the culture, traditions, and diversity that refugees contribute to Utah.
When: Friday, June 8, 2012 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Fashion Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Pierpont Place, 163 West Pierpont Ave (255 South) Salt Lake City
What: Fashions created by refugee women representing their communities, culture, and countries, cultural entertainment from refugee communities, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction