Refugee Week 2020

11 Jun 2020
Refugee Week 2020

This years theme is ‘imagine’ Because when things feel stuck; when the old ways of doing things are no longer working, that’s what we need to do.

In the era of Covid-19 and the continual fight against racism, the call to imagine feels more important than ever.
‘To imagine’ means to picture something you can’t currently see. To step beyond the current moment, and perceive something different. Rather than being a flight away from reality, imagination is sometimes the best response to it – the only way to get us somewhere new.
Maybe you’ll imagine a future where we’ve found new ways to care for our planet, transcend borders or protect human life. Or perhaps you’ll imagine what it’s like to have to leave your family behind, or what your hometown might look like to someone walking its streets for the first time.
What is a refugee?
A refugee is a person who leaves the country they live in, to go and live in another country. If they receive refugee status, it means they can stay and live in the new country
What is an asylum seeker?
An asylum seeker is a person who leaves their own country due to worry about what might happen to them if they stayed. They might ask to have refugee status.
Famous refugees include: Mo Farah – fled the civil war in Somalia
Rita Ora – Rita’s parents fled the war in Kosovo when she was just one year old
Albert Einstein - arrived in America in 1933 after he and thousands of other Jews fled persecution in Nazi Germany.

During these uncertain times simple acts of kindness, love and support are needed more than ever and with our everyday actions we can all stand with refugees and make new connections in our communities.

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