Migration - new arrivals, including refugees, asylum-seekers, migrant workers
Latest Innovation and best practice posts
Round the World in Bedford | 26 October 2012
Updated info on the Library website about African Caribbean Bedford, Asian Bedford and European Bedford, each giving info about art and music; country information; books, films and newspapers; lang...
Multilingual 'Welcome' poster | 10 February 2012
John Thompson designs multilingual 'Welcome' posters, and would be pleased to design one for your organisation, free-of-charge. Contact John at: jsthompson2001 at hotmail.com.
Southend's information advice service for Polish and Roma people | 27 January 2012
Since June 2008, Jadzia Haughton, a Polish speaking advisor from the local community, has been employed by Southend Borough Council to run an information advice service based at the Central Library...
Latest information resources
- Refugees, migrants and the Equality Act 2010: a briefing for public authorities
- Migrant workers in the East Midlands labour market
- Migrants from A8 countries and housing in the East Midlands
- Including youth: learning from the Refugee and Asylum-Seeker Fund
- Involving refugees through volunteering at Leicester Libraries
- This is what democracy looks like ...
03 June 2013
- Immigration in Song and Story
22 June 2013
- Local Stories, Global Identities (Social History Curators Group Conference)
27 June 2013 — 28 June 2013
Latest blog posts
Once Upon a Deadline in Translation 2012 | 15 August 2012
As a part of the Polish Arts Festival, "Once Upon a Deadline is a writing marathon wherein writers create a 1,500-word short story in one day whilst traveling around a city. These stories are then ...
We are what we wear | 24 February 2011
"This exciting COSTUME- DANCE -DRAMA based project will use the exquisite 17th Century costumes of KATHAKALI – [the classical dance drama from Kerala, south India] to interpret the influence ...
"Discover the Southend Zimbabwean Network" | 1 November 2010
Brief media release about Southend Library Service's links with the Southend Zimbabwean Network.
ICAR Fundraising Appeal | 9 June 2010
Many of you will have used ICAR to gather info for your work with refugees and asylum-seekers. Sadly, "our host institution, City University, is having to make savings due to central government cut...
Liverpool Libraries add their WTYL videos to YouTube | 27 May 2009
Liverpool Libraries have added their WTYL videos to YouTube - this is a resource which we can draw on (and maybe others can add to).