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.
Together With Refugees – Orange Heart campaign
City of Sanctuary is promoting the Together With Refugees Orange Hearts Campaign to draw attention to the iniquitous Nationality and Borders Bill (aka the anti-Refugee Bill) - which will criminalise people who try to claim asylum in the UK. There…
Birmingham Schools feature in the national Schools of Sanctuary newsletter
The latest national Schools of Sanctuary newsletter features reports from some of our schools, an interview with one of our Head Teachers, and the news that one of our schools has won a national competition! Follow the link to read…
School of Sanctuary award assemblies are now taking place again!
After the Covid-related restrictions, it's good to know that whole-school assemblies are now possible again. Today, St Francis' RC Primary in Handsworth held their award assembly, almost six months after the award was agreed. Mr Lewis is the member of…