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Calais Convoy Saturday 18 June

Date
18 June 2016 8:30am–9:00pm
Location
Whitehall, London

Event on the UNISON National site.

‘Refugee lives do matter’

National delegate conference agrees to continue working to combat myths around migration

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges the government to show compassion and accept more refugees

Dave Prentis, UNISON’s General Secretary has condemned the government’s insensitive attitude towards the refugee crisis in Europe and called on members to contact their MPs* to put more pressure on ministers to ensure that the UK does everything possible to help the thousands of families fleeing the violence in the Middle East and Africa. Speaking […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Union backs 18 June convoy in solidarity with refugees

Union calls on members to take part in or donate goods to convoy travelling to refugee camp in Calais

Article on the UNISON National site.

UK urged to act before bulldozers enter The Jungle at Calais

UNISON urges members to sign petition calling on UK to accept responsibilities and allow children on their own to come to UK

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Refugee Christmas appeals

Branches and activists have asked for union advice on how they might offer practical solidarity and support

Article on the UNISON National site.

Calais Convoy – Practical, immediate steps to help those in need today

Please do give whatever support you can. Because in different circumstances it could be any of us – any of our families – stood far from home and unable to go back

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Safe Haven – a guide for social workers on working with refugee and migrant children.

A practical guide for social workers in England to support their work with refugee and asylum seeking children and their families.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Unions vote to stand up for migrants and refugees

Public Services International congress hears of the plight of refugees and migrants

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Learning about the refugee crisis

UNISON Cymru/Wales women’s group spent time learning about the refugee crisis at their policy weekend recently

Article on the UNISON National site.