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Refugee Week and Refugee Festival Scotland 2024

10 July, 2024 With Refugee Week/Refugee Festival Scotland taking place in the middle of the general election campaign, the Together With Refugees coalition came together to show politicians that the majority of people in the UK want a kinder, fairer and more effective approach. To kick things off we launched the Fair Begins Here Promise…

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: CELEBRITIES AND REFUGEES JOIN ‘TEAM FAIR BEGINS HERE’ 

June 20, 2024 Big Zuu, Brian Cox, Hayley Attwell, Joanna Lumley, Juliet Stevenson and Martins Imhangbe are just some of the famous faces joining refugee sector leaders and other lived experience campaigners as part of ‘Team Fair Begins Here’ revealed on World Refugee Day today (20th June 2024) and organised by coalition campaign Together With…

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The Fair Begins Here Promise

June 17, 2024 In 2023 Together With Refugees launched the Fair Begins Here campaign to show that there is overwhelming support across society for a fair new plan for refugees – one that’s rooted in fairness, justice and compassion. Our big goal is ensuring the next UK government commits to this fair new plan. Join…

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VALENTINE’S DAY JOINT LETTERS TO REFUGEES

On Valentine’s Day 2024, people across the country shared their love and solidarity for refugees. From Brecon to Folkestone, Aberdeen to Birmingham, people from all walks of life across the country took part of our #FairBeginsHere Valentine’s Day action. They filled their towns, schools and social media feeds with welcoming cards and orange hearts –…

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people making an orange heart as seen from above - Bradford City of Sanctuary

Valentine’s Day action 2024 🧡

From Brecon to Folkestone, Aberdeen to Birmingham, people from all walks of life across the country shared the love for refugees as part of our #FairBeginsHere Valentine’s Day action. They filled their towns, schools and social media feeds with welcoming cards and orange hearts – the symbol for refugee solidarity – and joined the call…

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Three easy ways to join the Valentine’s Day action

7 February 2024 This Valentine’s Day (14th February) the House of Lords will be debating the Rwanda legislation, which means we have an important opportunity to come together to show that communities up and down the country welcome refugees. With our Valentine’s Day action, we are making clear to our political leaders we need a…

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Campaigners hold up signs which spell FAIR BEGINS HERE and orange hearts

Fair Begins Here Valentine’s Day action – campaign toolkit

15 January 2024 With the government pushing its inhumane Rwanda scheme back through Parliament, our new campaign Fair Begins Here couldn’t be more urgent or important. Fair Begins Here puts the theme of fairness at its heart – because now is the moment for a fairer and more compassionate approach towards refugees in the UK….

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PRESS RELEASE: Gary Lineker, Lord Dannatt and other famous faces sign open letter on launch of refugee campaign

11 December 2023  General Lord Richard Dannatt, Gary Lineker, Sophie Okonedo and Big Zuu are just some of the influential figures from across British society joining forces to call for a fair new plan for refugees in an open letter to party leaders today (11th December 2023) (1).  The letter, published in the week MPs…

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A fair new deal for refugees

Open letter to political leaders: we need a fair new plan for refugees 

11 December 2023 Lord Richard Dannatt, Gary Lineker, Sophie Okonedo, Big Zuu and other influential figures from across British society have joined forces to sign an open letter to political leaders on the launch of our campaign, Fair Begins Here, to call for a plan for refugees that is fair, kind and gets the system…

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Fair Begins Here: A new campaign calling for a fair new plan for refugees that works for everyone

Today, 11 December 2023, Together with Refugees is excited to launch our new campaign, Fair Begins Here.  Over the next two years, we will be doing all we can to ensure the next UK government commits to a fair new plan for refugees. To kick this off we have brought together General Lord Richard Dannatt,…

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