Designate a night to gather friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, church congregations, for a candle-light vigil in honor of the people of Somalia.
Ask people to bring their own candles.
Don’t forget matches!
Download the blue star image
, cut slits where indicated, and place one on each candle, to protect hands from dripping wax.
During the vigil, take the opportunity to educate people on the current situation in Somalia, as well as Somali history and culture.
Take photos and videos of the event and upload them to YouTube, Flickr and Facebook.
Want to talk about this with someone? Call or email Jessica at American Refugee Committee: