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Dignity not Destitution, ASHA Conference

Today, we attended a conference organised by ASHA, an organisation which supports asylum seekers, and promotes their social integration.

The conference aimed to:

  • To increase practical support for asylum seekers

  • To heighten recognition of asylum seekers as people ‘just like us.’

  • To build collaborative relationships amongst organisations offering services to asylum seekers and refugees

Revd Sally Smith spoke on Homelessness and Housing.

Other speakers included:

  • Welcome and Introduction Philip Mayland, Area Coordinator, CAFOD

  • How Does the Asylum System Work? (Video)

  • Is Britain Still a Place of Sanctuary? British Red Cross

  • Asylum Seekers and the Wider Community Sheila Podmore, Jubilee Project

  • Asylum Seekers and Hate Crime Jude Hawes, Stoke-on-Trent Citizen Advice Bureau

  • FGM, Godefroid Seminega, ASHA North Staffordshire


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