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Community Programme Impact Report 2019

Jul 20 2020

We are proud to publish our Community Programme Impact Report for January until December 2019. Last year continued to be an eventful…

The Hostile Environment During Coronavirus

Jul 08 2020

Following on from our research into migrant access to healthcare during coronavirus, we have been working hard to raise awareness of the impact of the Hostile Environment on migrant communities in the lockdown, and to show how we are building coalitions to resist these policies. Find out more…

Community Organising during Covid-19 lockdown in Yorkshire

Jul 02 2020

Organisations and community organisers across Yorkshire and the Humber Region sprung into action at the outbreak of COVID-19. They quickly adapted their work to the new reality and since then have been doing a great job supporting communities. In addition to all the Zoom meetings and activities they deliver lots of other services. Here is a snapshot of what our partners and members are doing across the region.

SIGN NOW: Everyone has a right to safely access healthcare in the UK

Jun 11 2020

No one should avoid healthcare because they are scared of the debt they’ll incur, or that they’ll be deported, especially not during…

Migrants and BAME communities excluded from healthcare during coronavirus

Jun 05 2020

Hostile Environment immigration policies contributing to disproportionate BAME deaths, according to our new report published today. Migrant support workers report that 57%…

“For a refugee, life is kind of like a lockdown all the time”

Jun 03 2020

Adilia – one of our members – shares with us her experience of life in lockdown and how our Community Programme and…

Migrant Organising Lockdown Update

Apr 14 2020

We hope that you and your loved ones stay well and safe during this public health crisis.  Here at Migrants Organise we have been…

Supporting Migrants to Access Healthcare

Mar 20 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic has thrown fresh light and scrutiny on our NHS. Alongside the heroism of healthcare workers and the hard work…

Suspend Reporting Conditions During COVID-19

Mar 19 2020

On 17 March 2020, Migrants Organise – together with the Helen Bamber Foundation – have written to Priti Patel, the Home Secretary,…

Education is the key to a better future for refugees

Feb 25 2020

Guest post by Christina Melidou, Partnership Manager at FutureLearn According to the UNHCR Stepping Up report, the number of refugees in higher education increased…