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Meet the Interpreters!

Asylum Welcome is currently supporting a number of Afghan families in hotels across Oxfordshire. At the core of our work is our team of dedicated and versatile interpreters. Most of our interpreters are young students, including Wasi, Florence, Merzia and Fuchsia, who took some time out to chat to us about their experiences translating

2021-10-25T16:30:30+00:00October 24th, 2021|

Introducing the Refugee Football Project

In this guest blog, our good friends Refugee Resource describe the future plans for the development of a Refugee Football Group in Oxford. The Refugee Football Group is aimed at refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrant young men in Oxford and Oxfordshire who are finding it difficult to access appropriate

2021-10-23T19:10:23+00:00October 23rd, 2021|

A heartfelt thank you to our young supporters

Asylum Welcome benefits from extraordinary support from local schools. Never has this been more apparent than during these last months. Many school communities – children, teachers, staff, parents and carers – have fundraised, collected food donations, and offered a range of support to our clients and the new Afghan arrivals. Thank you to you

2021-10-22T16:36:25+00:00October 22nd, 2021|

12 Actions to Support Refugees: Youth Edition

When Afghan families started to arrive in Oxfordshire at the beginning of September, many of us wanted to show our support but weren’t sure how. So we produced a list of 12 actions that anyone can do from their homes to show solidarity with refugees. Now, as part of the Youth Week of Action,

2021-11-02T16:20:47+00:00October 20th, 2021|

An Interview with our Young Supporters

In 2019, 3,651 asylum applications were made in the UK by unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. Between January 2018 and December 2020, 18,292 unaccompanied child migrants went missing in Europe – equivalent to nearly 17 children a day. How can children and young people in the UK learn about and understand these experiences, which may be so

2021-10-19T17:04:43+00:00October 19th, 2021|

Young People Together with Refugees: Week of Action

As part of the national week of action organised by Together with Refugees, Asylum Welcome is organising a Youth Week of Action from the 18th-24th October. This is an opportunity for children and young people to  express solidarity with refugees and to contribute to making Oxfordshire a more welcoming place. To mark this week,

2021-11-03T12:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2021|

The Afghan community needs our support…

...more needs to be done, and quickly Hello, As we reflect on the toughest of years, you have helped us make a huge contribution to improving lives and giving new opportunities to some of the most vulnerable people in our society: asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants. I’m personally very proud

2021-09-07T15:15:56+00:00September 6th, 2021|

Joint Statement on the Crisis in Afghanistan and Oxfordshire’s Response

The joint statement in solidarity with Afghan refugees, as reported in Cherwell and the Oxford Mail, is available in full below. If you wish to add your signature, please email advocacy@asylum-welcome.org. Many organisations and individuals around Oxfordshire are deeply concerned about recent events in Afghanistan and the impact that these events are having

2021-10-11T12:26:56+00:00September 1st, 2021|
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