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‘A New Beginning’ Private View

Wednesday 3rd October marked the launch of our annual exhibition ‘A New Beginning’ which highlights the dreams and challenges faced by refugees in the UK and a celebration of friendship. Co-curated by Rebecca McClelland and Breaking Barriers, the exhibition...

Council funding enables us to help hundred of London refugees – Simi’s story

We’ve received funding from the European Social Fund and London Councils to help hundreds of refugees like Simi rebuild their lives through training and employment. In August this year, 18-year-old Simi was homeless – awaiting official refugee status from...

Refugees of London: Yohana

We had the pleasure of interviewing Yohana from our BB Futures programme about her “dream job” and the barriers she faced to employment. Yohana, originally from Eritrea, is currently on placement at Mayer Brown working as a CSR Assistant. ...

What’s the key message to business in the UK?

We wouldn’t expect business to be able to do this on their own, for all the challenges we’ve talked about. But business is an obvious partner; business drives employment and benefits from a more productive and integrated society. Breaking...