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Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter

We're delighted to share the GDWG Summer Newsletter, the work of many hands bringing you news from GDWG visitors, our community with lived experience, Refugee Tales walkers, Walking Ambassadors, staff and trustees. Read about GDWG visits, Refugee Tales, our training,...

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Walk With Us dates

Walk With Us dates

Walk With Us are monthly events that keep the Refugee Tales walking community connected all year round. One person with lived experience of detention wrote ‘I am not allowed to work and the days seem very lonely and long. Going on the walks mean the walking days are...

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Refugee Tales 2022

Refugee Tales 2022

On Friday 1st July, Refugee Tales walkers gather in Merstham ahead of their five day 55 mile walk to Winchester. Each day they will be joined by day walkers keen to show solidarity. Every evening, wherever they have arrived, free evening performances will be given to...

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Statement on the Nationality and Borders bill

Through our sister project, Refugee Tales, we have repeatedly stated that detaining people indefinitely sets the conditions for all other human rights to be eroded. We wished to be wrong! We wished that indefinite detention would end. We wished that time would show we...

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Spring Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter brings news from our visitors, trustees, our self-advocacy group and staff. Read how one of our visitors helped celebrate the birthday of a detained person and how Skype has been used to make connections in detention. Read trustee reflections on...

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We are calling on MPs to #ScrapPart5

GDWG has signed up as a supporting organisation to #ScrapPart5 letter calling on the government not to implement cuts to slavery support under the Nationality and Borders Bill. This would have a big impact on many people we support. A cluster of measures, restricting...

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Calling all artists

We are planning an ONLINE CHARITY ART AUCTION in May 2022. The auction will raise funds for GDWG and Refugee Tales. credit: Ian Henderson Can you help?If so, please write to anna@gdwg.org.uk We have drop-off places for donated art work in Crawley and Surbiton or you...

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