External Resources

This page contains a series of links to other resources which may be of interest to you:


Non-Governmental Organisations
After18 Provides specialist support for unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people in Leicester.
Catch 22 Social enterprise, which provides services to people in tough situations to turn their lives around; steer clear of crime or substance misuse, do the best they can in school or college and develop skills for work, live independently on leaving care or custody.
City of Sanctuary A national charity which tries to build a ‘culture of hospitality’ for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. Aims to include asylum seekers and refugees in the lives of their communities.
CivicLeicester CivicLeicester is a community media channel that uses video, photography and social media platforms like Youtube, Facebook and Twitter to document and highlight conversations taking place in and around Leicester.
Diocese of Leicester
Irish in Leicester Irish community in Leicester
Open Hands Trust Leicester based charitable organisation focusing on those in need and vulnerable.
Policy Research Centre
Priority Properties North West Ltd Company specialising in providing residential accommodation and support for people who require both short and long term support as well as providing services to organisations and individuals who support people with complex needs.
Race Equality Centre Leicester based organisation which aims to challenge discrimination as defined by the Equality Act 2010 and further strengthened by the Human Rights Act 1998.
Red Cross British arm of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Refugee Action An independent national charity that provides advice and support to asylum seekers and refugees in the UK.
Runnymede Trust An independent race equality think-tank.
Welcome Project Befriending project aimed at asylum seekers
Academic Organisations
Centre for Refugee Studies, York University (Canada)
Oxford Diasporas Programme, University of Oxford
LIVEDIFFERENCE, University of Sheffield
Refugee Research Network: Globalizing Knowledge
Other Resources
Policy Research Centre report on Muslims in Leicester

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