On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th February LARA is part of Loverpool 2017. Fundraising for refugees and asylum seekers. Please see below for details. Loverpool Event Advertisements
Members of LARA have been involved in the Greetings Project, working within communities celebrating diverse cultures in Liverpool. LARA worked non-refugee community groups exploring the commonalities and unique aspects of their languages. Running workshops that celebrate language using printing and creating a publication that was displayed at family-friendly community events.
The need for the project Through working in partnership for over 4 years with different organisations Liverpool asylum seeker and refugee association (LARA) has found that many professionals who have asylum seekers as clients lack basic knowledge of what it is to seek asylum in the UK. Many would benefit from asylum seeker and refugee […]
LARA gave written evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee – Asylum Accommodation which has been published please see the below link. It is really important to get Liverpool refugee and asylum seeker voices heard by politicians, the Select Committee heard oral and written submissions and will produce a report scrutinising housing providers. Home […]
In the Summer core members of LARA and went to the Kurt Schwitter’s Merz Barn. A refugee artist in the Second World War who sought sanctuary in Ambleside. The Merz Barn was the site of his final piece of art and now refugees are welcomed to stay and experience his home in the heart of […]
We are pleased to announce that LARA will be part of an exciting new event coming up in November 2015 called Liverpool Welcomes!! Here’s a bit more info: Liverpool Welcomes; an Arts and Music Fundraiser in aid of local refugees takes place on Saturday 14th November! It features daytime activities, an arts and craft market, […]
In March 2015, LARA teamed up with STAR Liverpool for Welcome Week. Welcome Week is all about raising awareness about refugees and making sure we receive a warm welcome in the UK. We ran an information stall on campus and asked members of the public to do the Refugee Awareness Quiz. We were really pleased […]