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We’re recruiting new McKenzie Friends volunteers!

We’re looking for new McKenzie Friends volunteers to join our passionate and dynamic team! McKenzie Friends volunteers support asylum seekers who have no access to legal representation, assisting them to access legal representation after an asylum refusal and accompanying asylum seekers to appeal hearings. This is a rewarding opportunity to improve the life chances of some of our community’s most vulnerable people and is an interesting and fulfilling role.  Through the skills and commitment of our volunteers, we can support asylum seekers to access justice, whenever possible. A role description […]

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We’re recruiting new McKenzie Friends volunteers!

We’re looking for new McKenzie Friends volunteers to join our passionate and dynamic team! McKenzie Friends volunteers support asylum seekers who have no access to legal representation, assisting them to access legal representation after an asylum refusal and accompanying asylum seekers to appeal hearings. This is a rewarding opportunity to improve the life chances of some of our community’s most vulnerable people and is an interesting and fulfilling role.  Through the skills and commitment of our volunteers, we can support asylum seekers to access justice, whenever possible. A role description […]

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10th Anniversary of BEACON

A decade or so ago a small group began to meet, to listen to the stories of those seeking sanctuary in Bradford. Since then we’ve walked alongside several hundred asylum seekers: many were given hope when someone believed their story; they did not feel so alone. Some stories and words of appreciation are included in this year’s Annual Report. We hope they capture the excitement and joy of the day held at Kala Sangam. As plans were made we had no idea there would be an international crisis, as European […]

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