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August 24, 2019

Our final entry in the BRASS Refugee Week 2019 Book List (Book 6) is "Lights In The Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe" by Daniel Trilling.

In "Lights in the Distance", acclaimed journalist Daniel Trilling draws on years of reporting to build a portrait...

August 21, 2019

In "We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World" (Book 5 in our suggested reading list), Malala Yousafzai presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with her own story of her displacement.  It is an incredibly moving fol...

August 19, 2019

On World Humanitarian Day, we recall 7 Simple Acts from Refugee Week 2019


August 16, 2019

"A hugely important contribution to the debate about one of Africa’s longest-running tragedies." That's how Lord (Chris) Patten of Barnes CH PC, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, describes Book 4 in our suggested reading list inspired by this year's Refugee Week...

August 12, 2019

Enjoying a picnic in the sun, some of BRASS's Women's Group in Bedford Park this week ....

August 9, 2019

The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Meryl Dolling, visting BRASS yesterday - Meryl has an interest in adult education and social cohesion and was interested to hear about all our projects, particularly our talks and Refugee Week.

August 5, 2019

"The indelible photo of little Alan Kurdi's body lying face down on sand tore my heart open. I was gutted all over again reading this book. No statistic or news story will evoke the true horrors of the Syrian war ... as this moving and searing saga of the Kurdi family....

August 1, 2019

This year, for the first time, we took 2 coaches to our trip to Hunstanton on 1st August. 110 people came and even then, a reserve list was needed!

It was a good journey, only 2 hours, much shorter this time than in the past due to road improvements.  Although there was...

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Following on from the success of our previous immigration update training we will now be offering a training session on “Domestic Violence in the cont...

"Domestic Violence in an immigration context" - update training

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