York City of Sanctuary are hosting Songs of Sanctuary
Songs of Sanctuary is a fusion of classical Syrian music and contemporary folk songs performed by Sam Slatcher and Raghad…
Annual General Meeting October 2019 report
Registered Charity No; 1176094 Notes from Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday 10th September 2019 At Friargate Quaker Meeting House, York.
REPORT FROM CALAIS – Sep 2019
In August we informed you that RAY’s Chair Sally Bourton and her husband John were going to spend a week in September in Calais volunteering for the charity Care4Calais. Here’s their summary of what is happening there.
Financial Report – Year Ending 31st March 2019
York City of Sanctuary Financial Report Year Ending 31st March 2019
Co-ordinator’s Annual report 2019
York City of Sanctuary; Co-ordinator’s Annual report 2019
Schools of Sanctuary – 10-Sep-2019
Schools of Sanctuary is a City of Sanctuary national stream that aims to make schools places of welcome. Schools with the award have demonstrated that they follow the Schools of Sanctuary model to ‘learn, embed and share’ issues related to refugees and asylum seekers. Bradford, Harrogate, Leeds, Ripon, Sheffield and Skipton all have at least one School of Sanctuary. York currently has none, which is why Edward Webb and Selena Whitehead, with the support of Sara Trewhitt our Regional Coordinator…
Refugee Week Programme; 17-23 June 2019
All week: ‘Home’. Blueberry Academy art exhibition at City Screen Sky Lounge. Free. Wheelchair accessible.
Report on “Welcome to York” visit 23rd February 2019
Our first booking for the Welcome to York programme of 2019 comprised 21 visitors aged 16-18 plus 4 helpers who came on Saturday 23rd February. There was support from 5 York helpers and 3 students plus a staff member from Bootham School. The group were organised by our partners from Bradford and consisted of 3 girls and 18 boys, who had all come to the UK as unaccompanied minors. Many are currently living in hostels or in group houses with…