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January 2019

What now for climate justice?

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North Oxford Association, Diamond Place
Oxford, OX2 7DP United Kingdom
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What did the recent UN climate talks accomplish? What still needs to be done? What is the UK's role in promoting climate justice locally and globally? The FairPlay network's climate justice campaign invites you to an event featuring talks by Layla Moran MP — Oxford West & Abingdon - because of obligations resulting from the current political situation, Layla Moran is unable to make this event. She will be replaced by Neil Fawcett, her chief of staff. Professor Myles Allen — Head…

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Crochet with Souad and Waed, by KAMA Oxford

January 21 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Pitt Rivers Museum, Robinson Close door (South door)
Oxford, OX1 3PP
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"Souad and Waed are going to demonstrate how easy and quick it can be to create a stylish shawl for the winter, using simple crochet techniques. Crocheters of all levels will be welcome, and should bring a medium-sized crochet hook and some wool if they would like to, but we can supply extra. To sign up for this event, please visit our eventbrite page. To access the event, please come to the Robinson Close door (South Door) of Pitt Rivers. If…

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Seminar – Refugees and the UK labour market

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3TB
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Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva and Dr Isabel Ruiz (University of Oxford) "This seminar will present the findings from the Economic Integration of Refugees in the UK (ECONREF) project. The project compares the labour market outcomes of refugees in the UK (e.g. employment rates, hours worked, weekly earnings, hourly salary) to the outcomes of those who migrated for other reasons (i.e. employment, family re-union, study) and the UK-born. Using restricted access labour market data for 2007-1018, the analysis reveals key differences between…

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CCOW Prayer Event

January 26 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
St Clement’s Church, Marston Road
Oxford, OX4 1FN
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CCOW would like to offer you this opportunity to take time out from the everyday bustle and reflect on the situation of refugees and our response as Christians. We hope that Christians from different traditions and with different experiences will join us. Opening and closing prayers, reflections, prayer stations, simple shared lunch. All welcome, whether you have experience of being a refugee or of walking alongside or you simply have a concern for refugees. To register, email joanna@ccow.org.uk   A CCOW featured…

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February 2019

Sanctuary Hosting training (modern slavery and human trafficking) for hosts

February 9
Emmaus Oxford, 171 Oxford Road
Oxford, OX4 2ES
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Sanctuary Hosting is an award-winning local charity which helps people host a homeless asylum seeker, refugee or vulnerable migrant rent-free in their spare room for an agreed period of time. Hosts can share not only their home but also social and cultural experiences and are supported throughout by a volunteer support worker. "On Saturday 9th February you are invited to a morning’s training at Emmaus Oxford run by Hope At Home, who have a national hosting scheme specifically for survivors of…

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