Social Media Pack: Refugee Week 2019

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This Refugee Week (17-23 June), thousands of people will come together to celebrate the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees.

Last year Refugee Week reached an estimated four million people on social media, thanks to supporters like you.

Help us make an even bigger noise for Refugee Week 2019 and our theme of ‘You, me and those who came before’ by joining in online using #RefugeeWeek2019 #generations and #SimpleActs.

Show your support

1. Do one of our Simple Acts

This year we have 7 brand new Simple Acts: everyday things we can all do to change the way we see refugees, and ourselves. Visit the Simple Acts page for more details, and share your act using #SimpleActs.

3. Share a Refugee Week post

Use one of the suggested posts below to spread the word on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, or write your own using #RefugeeWeek2019 #generations

4. Share posts from Refugee Week’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts

5. Make Refugee Week your cover photo

Download our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook cover photos from this Dropbox folder

6. Promote your own Refugee Week event

Make your own graphic using one of the templates below

7. Share your Refugee Week photos and videos using #RefugeeWeek2019

We’d love to see how you are celebrating (click here for some tips for filming on your phone)!

Suggested posts and graphics to share

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Share the posts below with a graphic on Twitter (or adapt for Facebook/ Instagram) – thank you!

Before Refugee Week – Download graphics

Refugee Week is coming! There are hundreds of great arts, culture & community events across the UK 17-23 June. What’s on near you? www.refugeeweek.org.uk/events  #RefugeeWeek2019

We will be celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees for #RefugeeWeek2019, 17-23 June. 

During Refugee Week – Download graphics

Refugee Week is here! There are hundreds of great arts, culture & community events across the UK 17-23 June. Find out what’s on near you: www.refugeeweek.org.uk/events  #RefugeeWeek2019

Simple Acts (before and during!) Graphics to download coming soon

Join the #SimpleActs movement and help change the way we see refugees, and ourselves: www.refugeeweek.org.uk/simple-acts

I’ve just [insert name of Simple Act] #SimpleActs help to change the way we see refugees, and ourselves. Will you do one too? www.refugeeweek.org.uk/simple-acts #RefugeeWeek2019

Make your own event graphic


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Promote your own Refugee Week event by adding event details to a blank Refugee Week 2018 graphic as follows:

1. Choose and download one of these blank Refugee Week 2018 graphics

2. Sign up to www.canva.com (it’s free)

3. Click on ‘create a design’ then ‘social media’ image or ‘Twitter post’

4. Upload the graphic and drag across to the blank design

5. Write in details of your Refugee Week event

6. Save, download and share, tagging #RefugeeWeek2018