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November 2021

Climate Justice is Migrant Justice: Panel discussion

November 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online – in your own home

"The climate crisis is a defining challenge of our times. And we have already seen how it is having a disproportionate impact on communities of colour, in the Global South as well as here in the UK. As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, join us for an online panel led by campaigners working on the forefront of the struggles for racial, migrant and climate justice. We'll hear how campaigners from communities affected by climate injustice are joining the…

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Welcomer Training: For churches supporting hotels accommodating asylum seekers

November 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online – in your own home
£10

"A significant number of hotels across the UK are now being used to temporarily house asylum seekers who have recently arrived in the UK. Come and learn about who is arriving, learn more about what their immediate needs are and how your church can offer a cross-cultural and trauma-informed welcome to those arriving in your community. Book your ticket now!"

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Radical Hospitality Summit

November 17, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
HTB Courtfield Gardens, London, 24 Collingham Road
London, SW5 0LX
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£25

"You are invited to the Radical Hospitality Summit on Wednesday 17th November, from 10:30am - 3:30pm, taking place at HTB Courtfield Gardens in London. Join us for a unique event celebrating churches across the UK who have responded to the resettlement of new arrivals from Afghanistan and Hong Kong. Come and hear inspiring stories of the churches and individuals that have shown hospitality, as well as Bible teaching, practical seminars, and vital information about the next stage in this unprecedented moment. This year Welcome…

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Wycombe Refugee Partnership AGM

November 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Online

"The AGM of Wycombe Refugee Partnership will be held by Zoom at 10.30am on Saturday 20th November and everyone is welcome. It’s a chance to find out more about our achievements so far and our plans for the future, and to ask questions and get involved. Here is the link to join us: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88008389444pwd=Q0hsNW95c2l1NE9Hem1lQTNoQjN5Zz09 Annual General Meeting: Agenda 1.Welcome and opening prayer 2.Last year’s objectives 3. Review of Achievements Community Response Programme - Stephanie/Trina Mellor House - Mike School admissions,…

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Meeting the education support needs of Afghan refugee children

November 22, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

"In this free online webinar aimed at teachers and other school staff, we will present an introduction to supporting Afghan students that arrive in your school. In their presentations, Catherine Gladwell, Chief Executive at Refugee Education UK, and colleagues will draw from their programmatic experience and recent research on the displacement of young Afghans to explain the educational implications for students with a focus on barriers to their progress and achievement. Book your ticket now"

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Afghan Welcomer Training (last one)

November 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online – in your own home
£10

"As Afghans are relocated to the UK by the British government, we want to equip the UK Church to be ready to welcome our neighbours. Come and learn about the relocation scheme, learn more about their immediate and longer term needs and rights, and hear about how to reach out and warmly welcome Afghan families into the community. Book your ticket now!"

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Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State – Oxford Syria Society Talk with Professor Dawn Chatty

November 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre – Middle East Center St Antony’s College, Woodstock Rd
Oxford, OX2 6JF
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"Until recently Syria was known as a state of openness for the many waves of forced migrants that came from the Balkans and other neighboring countries over the 19th and 20th century and took shelter in Syria. The mass influx of peoples into Syria over the last 150 years, including Circassians, Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews, Armenian, Assyrians, Albanians, Kosovars, Palestinians and Lebanese and Iraqis, created a modern nation of great cultural hybridity. In the past 10 years, however, Syrians have…

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“For Sama” film showing for Brightwell Supporting Refugees

November 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brightwell Village Hall, West End
Brightwell Cum Sotwell, OX10 0RT United Kingdom
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£10

"With the ever growing needs of refugees both locally and abroad (and the present reduction of Covid restrictions), BSR are stepping up our activity with regular Friday night events at the village hall in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell. Next, on 26 November, a fabulous opportunity to see the moving and award-winning documentary ’For Sama’ on the village hall big screen, followed by a Q&A session with Afraa, one of the key characters in the film. It’s the story of Waad al-Kateab's life through…

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December 2021

Supporting Afghan Students in Educational Settings

December 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Online

"The free, online webinars will be held on: Wednesday 1st December 2021 (16:00 - 17:15) Wednesday 19th January 2022 (16:00 - 17:15) The training is aimed at teachers and staff in schools and other educational settings. It provides an introduction to supporting Afghan students that arrive in your school or organisation. We draw on the recent information, current research on the resettlement of young Afghans in the UK, and our experience with young Afghans over the past 10 years. We will explain the educational implications…

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Brightwell Supporting Refugees Christmas Fair

December 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brightwell-cum-Sotwell war memorial

"Following the success of last year's, our second Christmas fair will be held on Saturday 4 December from 10am-1pm around the War Memorial.  There'll be Xmas gift ideas, home produce, wreaths and mistletoe, a jarbola and lots more - with mulled wine and mince pies to get us in the Christmas spirit. "

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Charlbury Refugee Action concert

December 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Memorial Hall, Charlbury, Browns Lane
Charlbury, Oxfordshire OX7 3QW United Kingdom
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"CRAG concerts are back! We’re delighted to announce our new season of Sunday afternoon music concerts, enjoyed by so many CRAG supporters in the past. Sunday 3 October - Beethoven and Brahms piano trios with Bethe Levvy (piano), Jaqui Miles (violin) and Trevor Burley (cello) Sunday 7th November - flute, cello and piano recital of works by Haydn, Villa Lobos, Beethoven and Francaix with Philippa Davies, Sebastian Comberti and Maggie Cole Sunday 5th December - string quartets by Haydn and Reed All concerts will be…

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Gospel Carol Service in aid of Reading Refugee Support Group

December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Reading Minster, Chain Steet
Reading, RG1 2HX
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£5 – £10

"After a two year wait, Reading Refugee Support Group is incredibly pleased to reunite with Reading Community Gospel Choir to proudly present the return of our Gospel Carols Service. Launched in 2019, the first Gospel Carols Service was a smash success, with RCGC stunning a packed audience and raising thousands of pounds to help refugees living in Berkshire. Sadly last year’s event was unable to go ahead due to COVID restrictions, so we are unbelievably excited to finally bring it back in 2021! This special event…

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January 2022

Supporting Afghan Students in Educational Settings

January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Online

"The free, online webinars will be held on: Wednesday 1st December 2021 (16:00 - 17:15) Wednesday 19th January 2022 (16:00 - 17:15) The training is aimed at teachers and staff in schools and other educational settings. It provides an introduction to supporting Afghan students that arrive in your school or organisation. We draw on the recent information, current research on the resettlement of young Afghans in the UK, and our experience with young Afghans over the past 10 years. We will explain the educational implications…

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Seminar – Immigration Controls, Captivity and Reproductive Injustice in Britain: Punishing illegalised migrant women from the Global South and separating children from their mothers

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online

"Public Seminar Series, Race, Borders, and Global (Im)mobility This seminar series critically interrogates the ways in which militarised borders, migration enforcement, and their racial orderings continue to be normalised on a global scale. Reproductive Injustice in Britain: Punishing illegalised migrant women from the Global South and separating children from their mothers Dr Monish Bhatia (Birkbeck University of London) The aim of this paper is to show how race, gender, class, sexuality, marital and migration status intersect to oppress, control and discipline…

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CAWH Zoom Talks: ‘Coming together to resettle a refugee family’

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

"CAWH (Community Association for West Hampsted) are pleased to host local group West Hampstead Welcomes for a Zoom talk about their work resettling a family of refugees in the area. Community Sponsorship is a Home Office scheme that provides refugee families with safe and legal routes to resettle in the UK. In 2019 a group of local people from West Hampstead came together to form West Hampstead Welcomes Community Sponsorship Group with the aim of bringing a refugee family to…

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Churches Refugee Network: The refugee crisis and climate emergency

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

"Join us for this Churches’ Refugee Network (CRN) meeting focusing on how the climate emergency is exacerbating the refugee crisis. By the wonders of Zoom, we will hear from speakers in Nepal, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Switzerland and Birmingham about how people are being forced to leave homes and lose their livelihoods as a result of climate change. We will also hear more about what the churches and parachurch organisations are doing to help those impacted by the crisis and how churches…

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Hempen Farm Garden of Sanctuary Award Celebrations

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Path Hill Farm, Path Hill
Goring Heath, RG8 7RE
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"Join us to celebrate Hempen Cooperative's 'Garden of Sanctuary' Award in recognition of their work to welcome sanctuary seekers City of Sanctuary has awarded Hempen Cooperative the Garden of Sanctuary Award in recognition and celebration of their community work to welcome and accommodate people of sanctuary seeking background in Reading. Hempen’s project, Growing Solidarity, aims to build community resilience through promoting and facilitating connection to ourselves, each other and the natural world through their community garden. The project works with…

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Access to Further Education for young refugees & asylum seekers – training

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Online
£60 – £70

"The training is suitable for anyone who wants to support young refugees and those seeking asylum to access further education. You’ll learn about eligibility to study and funding entitlements. You’ll learn about the FE system, courses and qualifications. You’ll learn how to enrol young people at college." Book here.

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10 Years of the Hostile Environment

January 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online

"Join our expert panel as we look back on a decade of hostility to refugees and migrants. “The aim is to create, here in Britain, a really hostile environment for illegal immigrants" It’s 10 years since Theresa May spoke these words to announce the hostile environment. Join our expert panel as we look back over a decade of increasingly hostile policies towards migrants and refugees in Britain and Europe. We’ll not only be looking back, but also considering what’s coming…

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Supporting Afghan new arrivals in further education colleges

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online

"This hour-long session will provide an overview of some of the key issues facing sanctuary seekers arriving at FE Colleges, with a particular focus on Afghan arrivals following recent events there. Building on their extensive experience supporting sanctuary-seeking students, the speakers will offer concrete suggestions on how FE Colleges can develop supportive, welcoming environments that enable new arrivals to integrate and thrive. Speakers include Katie Barringer of Refugee Education UK and young people with lived experience of seeking sanctuary in the UK…

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