Posts Tagged "migrant"

Windrush, Grenfell and Civil Rights: The Legacy of Community Organising in North Kensington

Apr 08 2019

“Never accept the bread line, fight for what you want.” Recently,  Migrants Organise gathered over one hundred community members and local leaders…

Not Silenced, Just Preferably Unheard

Jun 23 2016

by Ffion Wyn Evans, Participation Manager ”There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably…

Human Too

Jul 30 2015

I am white, middle-aged, white-haired, a woman and a refugee. There are of course many other things that make me who I…

When support isn’t always supportive

Oct 01 2014

As part of our blog series looking at the isolation that our members face, ‘This is how it feels to be lonely‘ , The Forum’s…

Getting the right to stay in the UK: the beginning of a new struggle

Sep 30 2014

As part of our blog series looking at the isolation that our members face, ‘This is how it feels to be lonely‘ ,…

Do you know how it feels to be lonely?

Sep 26 2014

Do you really know how it feels to be lonely? For my research, This is how it feels to be lonely, I interviewed…

Their dramatic stories…

Sep 24 2014

Migrants and refugees feel lonely in the UK regardless of the duration of their stay here. Moreover, they face remarkable challenges related…

Night workers: Chef in London’s Chinatown

Nov 30 2012

Featured photo courtesy of  Az1172’s  photostream Zheng Han arrived to the UK in 1996, at the age of 34. He comes from…

Night workers: Day-time Student, Night-time Rickshaw Driver

Nov 29 2012

Featured photo courtesy of Martino’s doodle Faruk arrived to the UK from Bangladesh about 5 years ago. He lives with his wife and…

Night workers: Market Trader

Nov 28 2012

Zaheer came from Pakistan in 2009 at the age of 25. His extended family helped him to settle when he arrived to…