Posts Tagged “London”

Listen – giving a voice to voiceless refugees

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Listen – giving a voice to voiceless refugees

A pop-­up exhibition that tells the personal stories of refugees through 20 suspended headphones opens this week in London. The organiser is Dami Hope Lawal, an MA student at Goldsmiths, and his project ‘Listen’ is gives a voice to refugees whose voices are not heard, by allowing the community to listen to the individual first-hand…

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Wimbledon Salvation Army encourage community sponsorship

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Wimbledon Salvation Army encourage community sponsorship

Did you know that Merton is the first borough in London – and only the third in the UK – to resettle a Syrian refugee family through the UK Home Office’s community sponsorship scheme? The Salvation Army has sponsored a family to resettle in Merton. They applaud the local community spirit – from local people,…

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Desperate Crossing photo exhibition (London, until 24 Jan 2017)

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Desperate Crossing photo exhibition (London, until 24 Jan 2017)

The Italian Cultural Institute in London is hosting “Desperate Crossing”, a photography exhibition by Paolo Pellegrin and Mohamed Keita. The show runs from 2 December 2016 until Tuesday 24 January 2017 and focuses on the dramatic journey of thousands of migrants fleeing from war, famine and poverty, desperately in search of a better future in…

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#CookForSyria – restaurant dishes, supper clubs and a recipe book – all raising money for UNICEF’s humanitarian work

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#CookForSyria – restaurant dishes, supper clubs and a recipe book – all raising money for UNICEF’s humanitarian work

Instagram foodie ClerkenwellBoy and UNICEF UK Ambassador Serena Guen originally planned to curate a single charity dinner with one chef on one night to raise money for UNICEF UK’s humanitarian work helping children and refugees affected by the crisis in Syria. The concept grew into a large charity banquet with six headline chefs and tickets…

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People of the Earth – application deadline approaching

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People of the Earth – application deadline approaching

Are you motivated to take action in response to the humanitarian crisis in Europe? Are you able to support those building a new life in London? People of the Earth is a new project about living from our deepest values and stimulating acts of friendship between ten Londoners and ten refugees seeking to making their…

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