Free

City of Sanctuary 2018 Conference and AGM

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Newcastle Civic Centre

Barras Bridge

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE99 1NP

United Kingdom

View Map

Event description

Description

Registration at 10:00 for a 10:30 start.

Please aim for at least half of your group's delegates to be sanctuary seekers.

The programme will include a networking evening on the 14th, speakers from around the network, the AGM, roundtable discussions and workshops.

The full programme will be available on our website - https://cityofsanctuary.org/get-involved/latest-cos-uk-events/

Workshop descriptions

1. Health

This workshop will introduce the new City of Sanctuary mental health resource pack; Doctors of the World will also introduce 'Safer Surgeries' and Asylum Matters will discuss issues around health charging and data sharing.

2. Safeguarding

Safeguarding asylum seekers and volunteers is of paramount importance to get right and this is a priority for all of us in the network. This workshop will be led by Newcastle CVS with expert guidance.

3. Building capacity for work with the media and internal comms

We will discuss developing 'sanctuary spokespeople', the importance of a digital presence and promotion of positive stories in local media.

4. Sanctuary Awards

We will look at using Sanctuary Awards as a strategic tool to build a movement for welcome and increase the number of safe spaces across your city / town / borough / village.


Travel and Accommodation

We have a small fund available for travel costs for asylum seekers and refugees, which will be on a first come, first serve basis, so apply early. Please book your place and then submit this form:

https://cityofsanctuary.org/get-involved/latest-cos-uk-events/apply-for-travel-costs-to-attend-the-2018-city-of-sanctuary-conference-and-agm/

All spaces for accommodation with local hosts have now been filled. If you need overnight accommodation on the 14th and cannot afford the cost of a hotel, please contact joanna@cityofsanctuary.org


Please contact joanna@cityofsanctuary.org if you have any queries

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Newcastle Civic Centre

Barras Bridge

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE99 1NP

United Kingdom

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved