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.
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…
ESOL forum for those interested in working with refugees
Have you been thinking about how to support refugees in your city?
St Anne’s Primary celebrates School of Sanctuary Award
St Anne`s Catholic Primary School in Chelmsley Wood (Solihull) received the School of Sanctuary award at a special assembly on…
Bearwood Community Unite for Procession of Light
On Saturday 1 October, more than 200 of the local community gathered in Warley Woods for Bearwood Action for Refugees’ Procession of Light. The torch-lit walk…
Do Something Kind – Love Your Neighbour
Birmingham City of Sanctuary is joining people from across the city who are responding to recent race hate incidents by…