Birmingham has over 1000 supporters and is now recognised as a City of Sanctuary.
If you would like to be involved, please:
- Write to us at [email protected] or
- Pledge support on our website birmingham.cityofsanctuary.org.
We will keep you informed about events, actions and opportunities to get involved.
Birmingham has two new Schools of Sanctuary!
Welsh House Farm Community School is our latest School of Sanctuary!
Their many and varied recent activities are recorded in this display, which is the first thing you see when you…
THE BUNDLE – a play based on an asylum-seeker’s true story – Tuesday 20th June, 19.15, at Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, B4 6AF
The Great Get-Together
Join us in Cannon Hill Park on Saturday 17th June for a picnic at the start of Refugee Week. Stalls and music in the MAC, games and food by the lake, 13.30 – 16.00. Please bring food to share!
Life Transitions: helping refugees come to terms with the past, accept the present and step into the future
Many refugees have been in survival mode for so long they have forgotten how to grieve. Some feel traumatised by their memories…
Rethinking refugees: assets and not liabilities
By Josh Evans, Bearwood Action for Refugees
Why ESOL Matters
At the recent ESOL Forum in Birmingham, we had the privilege of showing a video made by Hogar Salim on…
Run4Refugees is back again
Run4Refugees is happening again this year on Saturday 11 March 2017 in Cannon Hill Park from 12 noon. The event…
The Basics of Voluntary ESOL
By Steph Neville, St Chad’s Sanctuary, Birmingham
Kings Heath Action for Refugees excited to announce next Eat and Greet!
Following their hugely successful fundraiser in August, they’re back! Kings Heath Action for Refugees are excited to announce that the next…
Over 60 ESOL volunteers gathered in Birmingham
Over 60 ESOL volunteers gathered in Birmingham for a forum event to explore ways of increasing voluntary ESOL provision across the…
New Birmingham Schools of Sanctuary exhibition
The Birmingham Schools of Sanctuary network has produced an exhibition which, at the moment, is on display in the very…