Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees (@WWRefugees )

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees

Bio Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees is a network of local organisations, faith groups and individuals. Sign up to our mailing list here bit.ly/WWRefugeesSign…
Location Wandsworth, London
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Account created 19-01-2016 10:09:05
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iPhone : When police vans turned up at a food distribution yesterday morning people immediately scattered in every direction. It was horrible to see how frightened and scared they are after so many weeks of tough police action in Calais.

The mood here is the worst weve seen since 2016.

iPhone : Just a reminder for the many politicians, commentators and others that conveniently ignore this fact. ⁣⁣

It’s perfectly legitimate for refuges to make a claim for asylum after passing through other ‘safe’ countries.⁣⁣
#refugeeswelcome ⁣⁣
Source: Full Fact

iPhone : Extremely worrying to hear talk of push backs in the English Channel. Refugees are not criminals - seeking asylum is a human right and the number of arrivals is small. Safe legal routes can solve this. thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/m…

iPhone : Lets make some noise! 📢

Join the a call for humane #Immigration inclusion policies that truly reflect our society’s democratic values, and take a stand for dignity and justice of all.

✍️ Fair Immigration Charter firmcharter.org.uk
and share #SolidarityKnowsNoBorders

iPhone : Govt food deliveries for people who were/are shielding stopped on 31 July.

If this is you or someone you know, and you need help or support, Wandsworth Council says you can contact them on 020 8871 7707 or email accessteam@wandsworth.gov.uk

Twitter Web App : Many children and families are struggling to stay connected and to keep learning during lockdown. If you have any spare devices under 5 years old with a compatible charger, a refugee family can make good use of them - please get in touch!

iPhone : How has the #HostileEnvironment affected people?
Have migrants been hit harder by #Covid19
What does the new immigration bill mean for migrants in the UK?

All this and much much more on the pod this week ✨💥


iPhone : The Safe Passage and Hummingbird Refugee Project Young Leaders, people with experience of seeking sanctuary, are calling on Boris Johnson #StayAlert @Pritipatel to save family reunion by voting for #AmendmentNC29. Listen to the experts and share their video 👇 #ImmigrationBill

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iPhone : There are up to 57,000 victims of the #WindrushScandal

Only 1,275 people have applied for compensation so far.

Just 60 have received any.

This is a scandal in itself.

On #WindrushDay, the Government must speed up the compensation process.

iPhone : Do get in touch if you felt inspired by #WorldRefugeeDay and want to get involved locally. Our mission is more important than ever and there are lots of different ways you can help. twitter.com/PutneyFleur/st…

iPhone : WHAT'S ON 〰️ #RefugeeWeek2020

Counterpoints Arts coordinates Refugee Week. Here's a roundup of events, activities, and performances coming up this week.

Join us to #Imagine, 15-21 June. Book your tickets now.

counterpointsarts.org.uk/events/ pic.twitter.com/GhwRx3AXbb