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Partnerships of Hope: Working together for refugees

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New Road Baptist Church

Bonn Square

Oxford

OX1 1LQ

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'Partnerships of Hope: Working together for refugees' will provide information and training; space for sharing and encouragement among people already engaged in supporting refugees; and a chance to find out about opportunities to get involved for people who are interested but not yet engaged.

If you're already supporting refugees ... or thinking about it ... or just interested, please join in!

Programme

10:00 Arrivals and registration

10:15 Introductions and “Setting the Scene”

11: 00 Panel of groups sharing experiences:

  • Churches in Bicester Refugee Support Group

  • Blackfriars Community Sponsorship Group

  • Brightwell Supporting Refugees

  • Wycombe Refugee Partnership

12:00 Refugees Reflect

12:30 Lunch – food from around the world (suggested donation £5 on the day) – and Marketplace:

Explore opportunities with the groups above and:

  • Asylum Welcome
  • Christian Aid
  • Citizens UK
  • Connection Support
  • Red Cross
  • Refugee Resource
  • Refugees Welcome in Milton Keynes
  • Sanctuary Hosting
  • ... and other Thames Valley initiatives

1:30 Workshops (2 sessions)

  • Sponsor Refugees (Citizens UK): Introduction to Community Sponsorship

  • Effective Communications and Working with Media (training provided by Jillian Moody, journalist and media trainer)

  • Statutory provision for refugees in the UK

  • Engaging your church (session 1)

  • Engaging your community (session 2)

3:30 Plenary

4:00 Close



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