Sharing Sustainability event 7th November
Action for Refugees was delighted to attend the Sustainability event supported by the Institute for Social Responsibility on Wednesday in Church House, Ormskirk. We joined with friends from the SDG network to share our work. Over 20 groups were represented including the local food bank and the Liverpool World Centre, as well as academics from […]
Why not volunteer?
Do you have skills in ESOL or would you like to develop your understanding of ‘the refugee crisis’ beyond the tabloid headlines? ‘Skem International’ a group of refugees and community members from Skelmersdale, run two weekly events which are looking for more volunteers.
Community links: supporting refugees in West Lancs
Lawrence Smye Rumsby works as a caseworker supporting refugees in Skelmersdale. Formerly a primary headteacher, he is officially ‘retired’! Lawrence also plays a key part in ‘Skem International’, a voluntary group formed of members of the community including refugees. Action for Refugees’ links with local groups ensure we are in touch with refugees placed in […]
The lads enjoyed a good five-a-side evening at Edge Hill last Monday. Teams are made up of local refugees and EHU staff and students. This is a fortnightly session, 5-6pm organised by Dr Jack Sugden, Lecturer in Sports Business & Management in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Sport & Physical Activity as part of the Action for Refugees […]