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The Walk of 2021 3/4 July

The Walk of 2021 3/4 July

On 3rd and 4th of July Refugee Tales walkers will be gathering in Canterbury and across the world. We will walk and share tales, we will celebrate our world wide community and we will continue to take steps towards our collective destination: a future without...

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THE RT HON THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

THE RT HON THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Shirley Williams.  Shirley was the Patron of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group from the early 2000s until 2016.  She cared passionately about asylum seekers, she hated their mistreatment and she appreciated  the...

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In memory of Mohammed

In memory of Mohammed

Last week we attended the funeral of Mohammed, a young man in his twenties who we supported while he was detained. Mohammed sadly passed away in a hotel in November 2020, shortly after his release from detention. We are deeply saddened by the loss of Mohammed and...

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Izzy is running a half marathon for GDWG!

Izzy is running a half marathon for GDWG!

Our wonderful supporter and former Intern, Izzy, is running the Lee Valley Velopark Half Marathon in London on 29th May to raise money for GDWG. Thank you Izzy for your support and helping us keep going at such a challenging time. We are so grateful for our wonderful...

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Our Spring Newsletter is out now

Our Spring Newsletter is out now

In this edition you will find news of a Walking Inquiry, meet newcomers to our team, read articles by our volunteers, a film review from our Chair, news of schools talks, poems and creative writing, and contributions from our community with lived experience of...

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GDWG is recruiting an Operations Manager

GDWG has a full-time job opportunity to join our small and determined team. We require blended working from home and from our office in Crawley. This is a one-year fixed term contract. In this role your work will work closely with the Director managing operations for...

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November Newsletter out now

In our latest Newsletter we hear from people we have supported in and out of detention, those who have joined us on our monthly walks, our volunteers, our supporters and staff! We have poetry, book reviews, art work and much more. You can read the November Newsletter...

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