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By making some simple action you and/or your organisation can make a real difference. You could…

  • Send Cardiff City of Sanctuary 2 or 3 simple sentences about your organisation to be included in a directory of organisations which welcome asylum seekers and refugees
  • Invite an asylum seeker or refugee to come to speak of their experience to your organisation or to a group of organisations in your area. (Contact us for details)
  • Create and display a “We welcome refugees and asylum seekers” signs outside your building or office
  • Offer befriending or advocacy to people seeking sanctuary in your area, you can contact Oasis Cardiff and Trinity Centre to see how you can help.
  • Offer volunteer placements in your organization for suitably skilled refugees or asylum seekers
  • Encourage and offer support to refugees who you think would make great community leaders and could take positions of responsibility in your community.
  • Offer meeting space to an asylum or refugee community group
  • Fundraise for an asylum or refugee charity (e.g. Oasis Cardiff, Trinity Centre, Asylum Justice or the Welsh Refugee Council)
  • Publicise City of Sanctuary, Refugee Week and other refugee events within your community
  • Publicise opportunities to volunteer with refugee charities
  • Organise a meal, a trip or a cup of tea with a person who is newly arrived in Cardiff