Actions: Migrants & Refugees

Please check out the below events about migrants and refugees due in the next few days as well as some fundraising pages that support various projects targeted to these groups.

a) Stand Up to Racism has called a vigil outside Downing Street at 6pm on this Thursday, 21st April, in response to hundreds of refugees drowning and to demand that the British and other EU governments change their policy on migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1285785904783104/

b) Stand Up To Racism is organising a summit to bring together trade unionists and others to report back on their recent delegation to Calais, discuss latest developments across Europe and mobilise for a convoy to Calais in June. Sunday 24 April, 11am-5pm, Student Central, Malet Street
https://www.facebook.com/events/478267459030689/

c) A fundraising page has been set up to support a project that distributes bananas to babies, children and breastfeeding mothers in Idomeni. You can find out more about this initiative in these links:
https://www.gofundme.com/TeamBananasIdomeni
https://www.facebook.com/Team-Bananas-247906508876382/?fref=ts&pnref=story

d) Another fundraising page has been set up to support a team that will travel to Calais on 30 April to distribute supplies to the people living in the camps.
Here is the link: https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/tocalais

 

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