A one-day conference focusing on Young People and Asylum
Keynote speakers and practioners will lead a series of talks, group workshops and panel discussion on a wide range of issues including: motivations and journeys of young asylum seekers, detention, welfare support and social care, destitution and access to higher education.
Emma Williams (STAR)
Justin Nsenglyuma (Refugee Action)
Lisa Matthews (Young People Seeking Saftey)
Anita Hurrell (Coram Children's Legal Centre)
Personal Testimony - Women Asylum Seekers Together
Afghanistan, Young People & Returns - Lisa Matthews (Young People Seeking Safety)
"I still don't feel human": Experiences of destitution amongst young people and migrants - James Jolly (The Children's Society)
Ending Child Detention - Simon Parker & Esme Modill (End Child Detention Now)
Unaccompanied Children: The care system and experiences of trauma - Debra Glover (Calderdale Looked After Children Team)
'Access to university is becoming increasingly unequal: where do asylum seekers fit in?'
Lunch and refreshments provided
This conference proceeds and is in conjunction with Young People Seeking Safety week (30 March - 5 April).
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When & Where
STAR (Student Action for Refugees)
Student Action for Refugees is the national network of student groups working to improve the lives of refugees in the UK.
This conference has been organised collaberatively by STAR groups at universities across the North of England.