Refugee Week 2012

BEACON’s third annual Walk for Justice

Our third annual Walk for Justice took place this year on 20th June 2012 (the only sunny day in June!). We walked from Centenary Square in Bradford to Waterside Court in Leeds to highlight the plight of asylum seekers in Bradford who are required to report on a regular basis, many of whom are destitute, have no access to funds and must make the journey on foot. A group of around 35 staff, volunteers, asylum seekers, refugees and friends walked over ten miles to Waterside Court, the Home Office Reporting Centre, stopping for coffee and biscuits with our wonderful CHAT volunteers and handing out information postcards to those we met along the way. A big THANK YOU to all those who walked with us and sponsored us, the day was a great way to celebrate World Refugee Day whilst standing in solidarity with asylum seekers and highlighting the harsh realities they face.

To view our photographs from the day, please visit our Facebook page.

It’s not too late to sponsor us!

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