Higher Education partners from coLAB gathered in London for the first stage of an initiative that seeks to break down some of the integration barriers encountered by refugees in local communities. Working in paid roles as tutors or teachers, those who have faced displacement will
Photojournalist Sara Furlanetto worked with three participants on the presented video. Asked to answer to the question "What is journalism in the context of your life?", they wrote a personal text, each sharing personal stories from past experiences and reflecting on their current ambitions and
Refugee Journalism Project participants visited the Guardian where they learned about the history of the paper as well as the day-to-day business of the Guardian.
The idea for this project emerged a couple of years ago while I was doing some voluntary media work at the Migrants Resource Centre. We were coming across experienced workers who were having difficulty re-establishing their careers in the UK.
One-off media projects provide some support,
An evening of fun and entertainment with poetry, songs and live performance brought dozens of refugees and migrants as well as staff and volunteers of Migrant Resource Centre and Asylum Aid under one roof in Victoria, London.
This summer, journalist Neil Arun conducted two workshops at the London College of Communications, and shared some of the things he knew with journalists who had arrived in Britain as refugees. They, in turn, demonstrated what they knew – and what they could bring to journalism in Britain.
The workshop’s participants
Temesghen Debesai Asfaha shares his views on what journalism means to him, after living and working in a country where journalism was unable to function independently from state control.
Ghazal Khateeb discusses the difficulties she's faced in getting into the media industry after restarting her career in the UK.