Walk With Amal

Amal is a 12 ft. puppet who is on a 2-year journey around the world to raise awareness and hope for refugees, especially for children separated from their families. She came to several locations in D.C. this week.

Amal on Black Lives Matter Plaza
Amal on Pennsylvania Avenue
Amal on Pennsylvania Avenue. The silver fabric represents the emergency blankets given to refugees.
Amal on Freedom Plaza

Amal walked along a trail of shoes by the Capitol Reflecting Pool, representing one of the basic needs of refugees.

Giving shoes to Amal

Representatives Debbie Dingell and Jamaal Bowman spoke to Amal about what Congress needs to do to help refugees.

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