Concert for refugees

While many protest miles away at the Philadelphia airport, in central Pennsylvania hundreds of others our also rallying for refugees.  

A concert for refugees was held in Lancaster City Sunday night.

See the story on CBS-21

A sea of people packed Tellus360, around 6pm barely able to move, with several rooms packed to the brim.

On stage, several musicians, some who are refugees, including Asukulu Resor a refugee from Congo. 

But Sunday night, he was simply a musician."I was forced I was actually forced to escape from my homeland" he tells CBS 21 News.

Resor's been in Lancaster for a month. 

He came to America with his wife and four kids. The rest of his family forced into Tanzania.

Resor and his family here are receiving help from The Lancaster Community Foundation and Church World Service.

Lancaster is widely known to be a safe haven for refugees."What the president is doing is just unnecessary" says Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray, who is trying to make sure Lancaster remains a safe haven.All of proceeds from the concert will go to go to Church World Service.


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