Supporting refugees – How we plan to do this

Summary of actions

  • Engage in Refugee Week
  • Activate the What Next? Grid in the week of July 29th – use your comms footprint to change this narrative
  • Produce a fringe meeting at a Party Conference
  • Create an artistic response / programme in one of the three key dates
  • Create a new partnership with specialists working in this area – both arts and non-arts
  • Signpost to others working in this area
  • Host a debate
  • Create welcoming signage
  • Become a building of sanctuary
  • Join or create a local Refugee Welcome Group
  • Reach out to local refugee communities
  • Offer space to local groups
  • Be a part of a pilot scheme with the Home Office researching the possibility of the arts and cultural sector creating a consortium for Private Sponsorship of Syrian Refugees.
  • Help find homes for Syrian Refugees
  • Take political action – particularly on unaccompanied minors
  • Use press, PR, awards and events to ask government to resettle refugee children

Read more on the What Next? Refugee Crisis briefing ›