Posts tagged “refugee”

Our #rethinkingrefugee campaign started two years ago, in August 2015. We take a look at how the campaign has evolved and what we have achieved so far in our mission to change perceptions of refugees. 
 
Migrant Destitution Toolkit helps front line services support destitute migrants 
Guest Blog by Patrick Duce, Innovation & Good Practice Project Manager at Homeless Link 
 
Ashley Community Housing are included in Homeless Link’s toolkit demonstrating good practice around providing housing to vulnerable migrants. 
Read our 6 point Manifesto for Sanctuary Seekers in conjunction with Bristol Refugee Rights, Bristol Hospitality Network, Bristol City of Sanctuary and Bath Welcomes Refugees. 
Employers can reach these potential new recruits through a ground-breaking scheme to fast track refugees into the labour market, saving the state millions of pounds and reducing their recruitment costs. 
Supporting refugees into integration through training, employment preparation, and career guidance 
 
Ask any small business owner what they value in an employee, and the chances are at the top of their wish list will be reliable, hard-working and experienced. 
Conference Outcome Report from the Bristol Rethinking Refugee Conference held by Ashley Community Housing on 10th October 2016 
Refugees are an asset not a liability 
 
We face the most serious refugee crisis in the last twenty years, with more people displaced since WW2. Too often we see the refugee issue as a burden to society, and at best humanitarian and charity issue.