Posts tagged “rethinking refugee”

Unemployment has permanently damaging effects. How can we tackle this? 
 
Creating a 10 Year Plan 
by Richard Thickpenny, Business Development Manager at Ashley Community Housing 
 
In 2011, if you had told me my future would be very much focused on refugee resettlement policy, I would have probably said you were wrong. 
If you’ve just moved home, whether that’s across the country or to a new area of a city, the first thing you might think to do is get to know your local area and who lives nearby. For refugees, having arrived in a foreign and unfamiliar country, with a different culture and language, this is not the easiest task. 
Our #rethinkingrefugee campaign started two years ago, in August 2015. We take a look at how the campaign has evolved and what we have achieved so far in our mission to change perceptions of refugees. 
Conference Outcome Report from the Bristol Rethinking Refugee Conference held by Ashley Community Housing on 10th October 2016 
Refugees are an asset not a liability 
 
We face the most serious refugee crisis in the last twenty years, with more people displaced since WW2. Too often we see the refugee issue as a burden to society, and at best humanitarian and charity issue.