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Health related events, religious holidays or other observances which might impact clinical care of immigrants and refugees.

In the monthly calendar at right, bold numbers mark dates of events and holidays in the current month. Move your cursor over bold dates to see names of events and holidays and click for more information.  Use the arrows to view other months.

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Events and Holidays listed in chronological order (ongoing activities listed last):

Women Only Fitness, Tukwila Community Center
A fitness room with reserved times for women only at the Tukwila Community Center (greater Seattle WA area). Saturdays 2pm - 5pm; Sundays 1pm - 3pm. $3.00- $5.00 Fee. See flyer for details.
Evidence-Based Public Health Training Series
A free on-line course covering the skills needed to incorporate more evidence into public health practice. The course is structured into 9 sessions and take 10 hours to complete. Provided by Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the Univ of Washington, the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, and the Prevention and Research Center in St. Louis, MO
Asylum Program Orientation
Mondays 1:00 PM -3:00 PM Orientation for Refugees Northwest's Asylum Assistance Program that helps connect asylum seekers to medical care and immigration assistance.
East African Elders Program
Tuesdays starting Aug 28, 2018 there will be a chance for East African Elders to gather at Northgate Community Center (Seattle) from 11am - 2pm for activities, socialization and a meal. Co-sponsored by Hunger Intervention Program, Sound Generations, Horn of Africa Services and Seattle Parks and Recreation.
Ramadan 2019
May 6 - June 4, 2019 (anticipated dates in North America). Ramadan is the ninth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. A fast, held from dawn to sunset, is carried out through this period. Beginning and ending dates vary depending on country location.
Un-Apologetically US: Building Muslim Power for 2020 & Beyond
CAIR-WA is hosting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell (PA 190) for a Ramadan fundraiser and an evening of conversation and inspiration.
Eid al-Fitr 2019
June 4, 2019 (depends on location). Immediately following Ramadan is the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the fast. Note that in the Muslim calender, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Fitr on the sunset the night before. This celebration involves big family gatherings and gifts for children, and can last up to 3 days.
2019 North American Refugee Health Conference
June 14-16, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. The North American Refugee Health Conference (NARHC) is the largest refugee health conference of its kind globally and it offers access to recent research and best practices in refugee health.
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