Fishing babies out of the river

Originally published at 'If you keep fishing babies out of the river, sooner or later you have to ask yourself who keeps throwing them in?' This was the indefatigable Zrinka Bralo, CEO of Migrants Organise at a recent NACCOM 'campaigning and advocacy' meeting. She also had a what turned out to be (for me [...]

By |2018-11-20T12:17:46+00:009th November 2018|News|0 Comments

A roof over their heads

"A spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said: ‘Our position is that every person should have the security of a roof over their head, and tackling homelessness is a complex issue with no single solution. But, we are determined to help the most vulnerable in our society. That’s why we are providing over £1 billion of [...]

By |2018-01-26T10:42:45+00:0026th January 2018|News|0 Comments

Work for Hope!

Hope Projects seek a motivated self-starter, with a passion for social justice and refugee rights to help grow our annual donated income from £25K to £50K, over the next 12 months. This part-time role (15 hours per week to be worked flexibly)) will strengthen the support that we give to homeless destitute asylum seekers across [...]

By |2018-10-18T11:45:24+01:001st January 2018|News|0 Comments

Donate your train tickets to Hope Projects

Are you one of the 15,000 people cycling Velo Birmingham? Are you going to use your 4 free London midland day tickets? Why not donate them to Hope Projects? Destitute asylum seekers have to go to Liverpool in person to make further representations. Essential if they are to overturn flawed refusals of asylum. The Home [...]

By |2017-09-29T13:27:44+01:0023rd September 2017|News|0 Comments


Friday was always going to be a challenge. It started with Hope trustees meeting at 9.30 in the morning, in our new offices on the far side of Birmingham. I gave myself an extra half hour to drive and, what with Birmingham rush hour traffic, arrived frazzled just in the nick of time. An afternoon [...]

By |2017-08-29T16:13:29+01:009th July 2017|News|0 Comments
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