What is refuge? refugee networking conference – 6th July

HEARs wonderful host organisation, Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership (REAP), is holding another of its wildly successful networking conferences on Thursday 6th July 2017, for those working with refugees, asylum seekers and those with ‘no recourse to public funds’ in West London

HEAR will be running a number of workshops on the day. Followed by a homemade Cream Tea fundraiser!!!!

What is Refuge? Refugee Networking Conference
REAP’s Annual Conference and AGM, Hayes UB3 2AB  All Day:  Free
How to find the conference venue
Workshops on themes such as
Language and Interpreting, (3 workshops)
Mental and Emotional Health and Refugee Access, (3 workshops)
Supporting the Supporters (HEAR / The Way Ahead) (3 workshops)
Home, Homelessness, Destitution and Survival (1 workshop)
– Hate into Refuge
– Welcome and Wellbeing
– Guidance on Community Care Assessments (MTG Solicitors)
Also 4pm REAP’s Traditional-Cream-Tea-REAP-Fund-raiser, and 5pm REAP AGM
What is “refuge”? A place without violence, discrimination, persecution, fear. A place where you can be who you are, grow, nurture your children or family as you want to as long as it does no harm to others. ‘Refugehas to be created – it can’t just be stamped on a bit of paper.
Refuge’ is a place where it won’t happen again.

  Language and Interpreting Workshops Mental and Emotional Health Workshops Support for Supporters Other ideas welcome
AM1 What is ‘refuge’ without communication? – English, interpreting, integration Clarity on Refugees’ Rights and Entitlements to Health and Mental Health services. The Way Ahead, 1. Helping individual refugees  
AM2 Interpreting and Access to health, education, advice and life-building services. Transforming access to Mental & Emotional Health Including young refugees. 2. Helping organisations that support refugees. Home, Homelessness, destitution, survival Follow up to Jan event
PM3 Working as an interpreterHow are interpreters treated by public services+ agencies? Refuge as Welcome – What role do we have in inclusion, welcome and wellbeing? 3. Links with each other, across sectors Turning Hate into Refuge – tackling hate-crime in the UK

At Botwell Lane Parish Centre (Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Halls)
PLUS 4pm-5.30pmCream Tea’ Fund-raiser (Full Cream Tea £5) 5pm-6pm REAP AGM
TO BOOK email sarah@reap.org.uk your name/s, role, organisation, any access needs.
For full
details please see www.reap.org.uk

This event is FREE but unfunded. We will be grateful for donations of £2 per person towards lunch. Please make a donation if you can help us cover the costs of the event.