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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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Refugee Tales at Literature Cambridge online event

Literature Cambridge are running regular online study sessions on a range of literature! On 26th December at 6pm they will be holding a session on refugee writings, using Refugee Tales plus Viet Nguyen's The Refugees and The Displaced. Don't miss it! You can find out...

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Christmas Cards on sale soon

Christmas Cards on sale soon

Our thanks to Ruby Wright for the amazing Christmas Card she has designed for GDWG and Refugee Tales this year. On sale from November, you'll recognise the colour of the card as the beautiful Refugee Tales blue on our t-shirts! The card shows a community of walkers in...

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Refugee Tales at Hay Fest Rijeka 2020

Earlier this month, Refugee Tales attended a literature festival in Zagreb in conjunction with Hay Fest Rijeka 2020. Refugee Tales Editors and co-founders Anna Pincus and David Herd were on the panel, alongside award-winning author Marina Lewycka discussing ways in...

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We are recruiting for an Advocacy Coordinator

GDWG has a full-time job opportunity to join our small and determined frontline team. We require blended working from home and from our office in Crawley. This is a one- year fixed term contract. In this role you will work with people in detention on casework, offer...

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