Black text on white and pink background. Text reads: Thank you for caring

Students Care

One of our newest volunteers, Jimmy, is a first-year student at the University of Sussex. Interested in the shocking disparities in material comfort between the haves of this world and the have-nots, is decided to explore what it means to have a budget of £1 per day for food in the run-up to Christmas. It is what Jimmy has to say:

A sculpture depicting five men in Thirties garb waiting in line at a closed-door.

Locked into Poverty — Asylum Matters Report

Asylum Matters published a report today, 2 November 2020, “Locked into Poverty – Life on Asylum Support”. It somehow manages to be both unsurprising and shocking reading. The Asylum support system is a disgrace.

Luqman, a black man in his thirties, leaning on a white wall

Luqman Stays — Forever

One of our members and residents, Luqman Onikosi, has finally won his fight to assert his right to live in the UK. Here’s what Luqman had to say: 28th of …

A black banner with large white letters spelling 'refugees'. The banner has a rainbow fringe

A Valentine evening with ‘refugees’

Whilst most people celebrated a romantic Valentines Day with their partners, around a hundred people gathered at the event ‘Refugee Valentine’ in the evening of this February 14th in Brighton, …

Luqman wins the right to live

Dear Luqman Onikosi is the driving force behind the Solidarity supper and many other extraordinary events. After eight years of trying, he has finally won the right to appeal against …

Ali comes home

It’s a journey that started 11 years ago with him swimming from Iran to Turkey; a journey which has now, with the community’s support, reached its terminus. Ali, who needed …

Refugee Valentine

A new and creative way to commemorate St Valentine, at the beautiful Rose Hill, home of art and music, in Rose Hill Terrace. This event was arranged by members of …

Abdul wins his case

Abdul arrived in this country seven years ago, as a teenager. He had, as it turned out, a cut and dried case for asylum simply based on his ethnic origins. …