Recipes rebuilding lives
What started as a pilot in a home, has now developed into a charity with chefs who are refugees from all corners of the globe facilitating cookery classes for thousands of participants.
The Ice Academy
A programme from Ben and Jerry's to support people who have refugee status get back into business and remove barriers they face entering the job market.
Pathways out of destitution
Stories of destitute asylum seekers and organisations and people helping them. "Over the course of the first week that someone stays with you the person literally transforms."
Each week on a Thursday night 7-8pm at a local Leisure Centre, Emmanuel Church volunteers gather up to 25 teenagers from almost as many different countries to play football.
Navigating the asylum system
The Refugee Resource Centre for Churches (R2C2) was set up at the request of many Christian groups working with refugees in Britain, bringing together the expertise and experience of those involved in this vital work.
How do you reach migrant families that stretched social services do not have time to relate to? Berlin trains unemployed mothers that are long-established in Germany but are themselves from immigrant backgrounds.
Winter Night Shelters, Refugees and Migrants - London
@London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU
A gathering for all parishes and churches across London who are involved in hosting and volunteering at a Winter Night Shelters or Homeless Drop-in’s. On the evening we’ll have key input from:
Bethan Lant Project Lead at Praxis will be providing input on supporting refugees, asylum seekers and those with no recourse migrants
Jean Demars from The Public Interest Law Centre Lambeth Law Centre will be speaking on supporting European Migrants
Dr Julia Tomas Anti Slavery Coordinator The Passage will be exploring how parishes can support guests trapped in or being drawn into Modern Slavery
As the UK has implemented a hostile environment policy and as we journey towards and possibly through Brexit. The landscape for many is ever more complex meaning that parishes on the front line, need to be as informed as they can be in order to know how to support and respond.