More people are being forced to leave their homes today than ever before in history. And across the world, people are closing their front doors for the last time only to face life-threatening journeys, separation from their families and, all too often, detention, poverty or isolation when they reach ‘safety’.
Refugees and asylum seekers need our support and solidarity all year round. So once June is over, we hope you’ll carry the spirit and energy of Refugee Week with you, and continue to take a stand. By doing so, you’ll be joining a huge global movement that says, enough is enough. We welcome refugees.
From campaigning to volunteering, here are some specific ways you can show your support in the run up to Refugee Week 2019 and beyond. Click on the links to find out more:
Join the campaign to give people seeking asylum the right to work
Join the campaign to keep refugee children and families together
Help make your village, town or city a welcoming place of safety for all
Help resettle refugees through Community Sponsorship in your area
Join the national network of student groups working to improve the lives of refugees in Britain
Support the campaign for the provision of University scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK
Call for a fairer immigration system and join the campaign to end indefinite detention in the UK