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Migrants Organise

migrants and refugees acting for justice

Migrants Organise is a platform where refugees and migrants organise for power, dignity and justice. We develop leadership and open up spaces for relational, organised participation of migrants and refugees in public life.

From two decades work as the Migrant and Refugee Communities Forum, we know that migrants and refugees make a positive contribution to our country. Migration is fact of life, instead of resisting it – let’s organise it.

What We Do

We organise. We mobilise. We mentor. We train. We celebrate.

Speak Out

We speak out. We make our voices heard, and we take a stand on the issues that affect us.

Connect

We connect people. We act relationally to help people belong.

Build Common Ground

We bring diverse people together around shared issues, on a shared platform.

Grow Power

We grow power. We provide a platform for people to be powerful and develop skills, leadership, confidence and their connections.

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Migrants Organise Members Speak Out on Netflix

Chelsea Handler, a popular chat show host in the US, spoke with Migrants Organise members about the challenges of being a refugee in the UK.

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Promote the Migrant Vote

Promote the Migrant Vote

Promote the Migrant Vote is a collaborative project to support migrants and BME groups to engage with the 2017 General Election by providing resources, information and a national framework for mobilisation. We want to ensure that the experiences of our members facing uncertainty, fear and isolation are on the national agenda at this election and that their interests are properly represented.

We have created an action kit to assist migrants, refugees and their supporters to mobilise their communities. It provides information on the electoral process, as well as ideas and suggestions for actions and events to encourage people to register and vote. All migrants and refugees, including those without eligibility to vote in these elections can use this guide to organise events and contribute to the democratic process. You can get further information and one to one support by contacting us.

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Refugees Welcome

Refugees Welcome

Refugees Welcome is a vibrant and growing movement in the UK and across Europe working towards an open and hospitable society. The movement in the UK is made up of thousands of volunteers around the country who contribute their time and energy to fundraise and campaign for the rights of refugees.The movement is made up of ordinary citizens who believe how we act towards refugees expresses our fundamental values as a society. Working to welcome refugees connects to our sense of ourselves and the society we hope to build.

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Annual Statistics

136
Community Members
250
Mentees
210
Volunteers
2000
Hours of Activities

Who we are

We are Migrants Organise.

This is our dedicated team who work day-in and day-out together to bring our organised migrant communities around our rights.

Akram Salhib

Akram Salhib

Refugee Welcome Organiser
Carla Montemayor

Carla Montemayor

Communications Coordinator
Ffion Evans

Ffion Evans

Participation and Engagement Manager
Francesca Valerio

Francesca Valerio

Mentoring and Volunteering Coordinator (maternity leave, replaced by Heike Langbein - heike@migrantsorgaise.org)
Jessica Kennedy

Jessica Kennedy

National Organiser
Karim Shuker

Karim Shuker

Development Director
Micol Carmignani

Micol Carmignani

Office Administrator
Paul Salgado

Paul Salgado

Migrant Organiser - London
Penny Wangari-Jones

Penny Wangari-Jones

Migrant Organiser, York and Humber
Ramona Constantin

Ramona Constantin

Migrant Organiser, North West
Zrinka Bralo

Zrinka Bralo

Chief Executive

How We Organise

A glimpse of how we organise with migrant communities

Organise

Organise

Welcome

Welcome

Mobilise

Mobilise

Mentoring

Mentoring

Membership

Membership

Training

Training

Activities

Activities

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Awards

Awards

Volunteers

Volunteers

Fundraise

Fundraise

Our History

Our History

Two decades in pictures.

We have worked with migrant and refugee communities in the United Kingdom for more than 20 years.

Your support well help us continue to welcome, support, and organise.

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Migration is part of life

Instead of fearing it – let’s organise it.

Zrinka Bralo, Chief Executive of Migrants Organise, delivered a TED talk on the impact of the media and fear on migration at TEDxThessaloniki.

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We have worked with migrant and refugee communities in the United Kingdom for more than 20 years.

Your support well help us continue to welcome, support, and organise.

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Our supporters and funders:

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Open Society Foundations
Ben and Jerry’s Foundation
The London Community Foundation
Trust for London
Barrow Cadbury
Unbound Philanthropy
Metropolitan Foundation
RBKC
Lloyds
The Henry Smith Charity
A B Charitable Trust
Tri-Borough

Our Latest Posts

Mentoring Celebration at the Kew Gardens

Mentoring Celebration at the Kew Gardens

Aug 02 2017

reporting and photos by Azadeh Hosseini On  Wednesday 12th July Kew Gardens welcomed Migrants Organise members and provided us with 28 free tickets. We…

In the Shadow of Grenfell Tower

In the Shadow of Grenfell Tower

Jul 24 2017

More than a month ago, a devastating event irrevocably changed our neighbourhood of North Kensington. Grenfell Tower, one of the most prominent…

The Grenfell Inquiry Terms of Reference Consultation  – How To Have Your Say

The Grenfell Inquiry Terms of Reference Consultation – How To Have Your Say

Jul 24 2017

The Government has set up an independent public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire. The Inquiry is designed to uncover the truth,…

Great Get Together In Solidarity with Grenfell

Great Get Together In Solidarity with Grenfell

Jun 15 2017

Thank you for all your messages of support and your generous donations. Along with our neighbourhood, we grieve for all lives lost.…

 

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2 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL

020 8964 4815

 info@migrantsorganise.org

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