will be on Monday 17th May on Zoom FROM 6PM
(channel will be open from approx 5.30pm for informal Chat)
Our main guest speaker will be Sakthi Karunanithi - Director of Public Health - Lancashire County Council , who will speak and answer questions about the Covid pandemic, the vaccination programme and the recovery from lockdown.
We will also share plans for Refugee Week - June 14 -20
Please put the date in your diary . Zoom link will be circulated nearer the time
The University of Salford’s Article 26 Scholarship is currently open for applications. If you know of anyone who is interested in applying then please pass this message along.
The Article 26 Scholarship is designed for asylum seekers. If the applicant is successful it will provide them with the opportunity to study a 3 year undergraduate course with tuition fees all covered so they will not have to pay any fees.
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We are hoping, as lockdown eases somewhat, that those hosts who are vaccinated and are happy to think about hosting again will get back in touch and tell us when they feel able to do so. Usual place: firstname.lastname@example.org
That will help the placement team plan where to send guests as referrals come in more frequently…which, as we are expecting a Home Office announcement about evictions maybe next week, could be any day now
Of course we will be also updating our Covid-19 guidelines and you can always find the latest version at https://www.refugeesathome.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Updated-Coronavirus-Policy-29.03.2021-.pdf
The not-so-good news is that asylum-seekers are being sent back to the Napier barracks, even though these have been condemned by Public Health England and the Chief Inspector of Borders as being inappropriate. We will continue to host those appealing being held in Napier but expect numbers to stay small and thus there to be not much demand.