2019 AGM Postponed
Please not that due to unforeseen circumstances the York City of Sanctuary AGM has been postponed until September. We will let you know the details nearer the time.
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…
Annual General Meeting October 2018 report
Registered Charity No; 1176094 AGM meeting; 17th October 2018; 6:30 pm; Friargate Meeting House, York.
York to Become First Human Rights City
At the meeting of the York City of Sanctuary Management Group on April 11th 2017, it was unanimously agreed that our organisation wishes to pledge its support of the Declaration on April 24th that York is to become a Human Rights City.
YORK Human Rights City network upcoming events
Forthcoming Events in the York Area Below is a list of events of interest in the coming few weeks. If you would like to include your event in the York Human Rights City Network Events Newsletter, please send the details to [email protected] Learning from HRDs: Working as a journalist in the media and human rights hostile environment of Ethiopia January 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm at Alcuin Research Resource Centre
Our work with friends in Middlesbrough….
The Work Continues……
York City of Sanctuary continues to support our partners in the region, right up to the end of the year. Three of our supporters hired a van and took a load of white goods, kitchen equipment, bedding and clothes to the new BIASAN store in Bradford, which one of our management committee has committed to funding for a year. Over 20 YCOS supporters have made significant donations since summer, and we were able to deliver all of them directly or…