Category Archive for "Blog"

When a Home is No Longer a Home: Supporting Migrant Workers Campaigning for Better Housing

Apr 13 2018

By Paul Salgardo Rising rents, decimated social housing, benefit cuts and poverty wages are everyone’s problem, but as ever, they fall hardest…

From Division to Unity: Shifting Perspectives on Working with Migrants

Apr 12 2018

By Brian Dikoff When I was four-years-old my parents took me and my sisters to a hotel out of the blue. I…

An End to the Divide: Building Alliances in Kensington and Chelsea

Apr 11 2018

By Didier Ibwilakwingi-Ekom Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and attending a boarding school in the depths of the…

Getting Recognised, Getting Justice: Migrants Organise supports Birmingham refugee group to demand answers from local council

Apr 09 2018

On Tuesday 13th March 2018, around a dozen migrants and refugees – members of the Birmingham Asylum and Refugee Association (BARA) – gathered…

Women on the Move Awards 2018: Celebrating remarkable refugee and asylum-seeking women

Mar 13 2018

This year’s Women on the Move Awards celebrated a young Egyptian refugee campaigning for education access, and two women championing the rights…

Yorkshire Grit: The Women Uniting for Change in Halifax

Mar 12 2018

Migrants Organise is currently organising with asylum seekers living in Home Office-contracted housing in in Yorkshire and Humber. Against the odds, two migrant women…

We are recruiting a Legal Volunteer – Apply Now!

Feb 28 2018

Job Title: Legal Volunteer, Community Programme  Salary: Voluntary. Reasonable lunch and travel expenses will be reimbursed. Hours: One day a week (Friday) Duration: April to…

Haringey Welcome Launch offers fresh challenge to the Government’s ‘Hostile Environment’

Feb 28 2018

More than 100 local Haringey residents, together with local members of Parliament, councillors and council candidates gathered on Saturday, 24th February to…

Women on the Move Awards 2018: 9th March, Southbank Centre

Feb 26 2018

Join us at 6.30pm on March 9 to celebrate inspirational migrant women! The Women on the Move Awards recognise the committed and courageous…

Migrants Organise Speaks at Global Immigration Conference

Dec 20 2017

Last week, Migrants Organise travelled to Phoenix, Arizona, to participate in America’s largest conference on immigration. “Justice For All: The National Immigrant…