In 2015, Birmingham declared itself a City of Sanctuary!
The Birmingham City of Sanctuary group is part of a national network building a culture of hospitality and welcome. We support and link with a wide range of projects supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Birmingham City Council would like to explore migrants’ experiences of the city
Birmingham City Council and the Institute for Community Research & Development (ICRD) at the University of Wolverhampton are working to explore migrants’ experiences of living in Birmingham.
Erdington Six Ways Baptist Church is Together With Refugees
The Baptist Church at Erdington Six Ways is Birmingham's first Church of Sanctuary (and, we think, one of only two in the country!) They support asylum-seekers and refugees in their congregation, offer free ESOL classes, spread the word in their…
Together With Refugees – church support
St Paul & Silas in Lozells shows its support for refugees. Most of those at the harvest supper already knew that Birmingham is a City of Sanctuary, and quite a few also knew about the Anti-Refugee Bill.