First Face-to-Face Family Fun Day

Written by Tamara On the 1st June, we began a new era of our Saturday Kids’ Club… on a Tuesday.  It was half-term and restrictions had lifted enough for us to have thirty people in the beautiful Woodlawns Centre garden. We could only invite twelve of the most regular children this time, as with siblings and adults […]

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Women’s group Manifesto

Written by Amanda  In a recent Friday session facilitated by Lisa and Tamara, the women’s group were tasked with getting creative and updating the SLRA manifesto that was written June 2020. We enjoyed scratching our heads with some wordplay and had interesting discussion about concepts behind language.   The session was very relaxed. We started with our wake and shake music stretches as usually. A few highlights […]

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SLRA Men’s Group is Back!

Since February, SLRA’s Men’s Group have got together online every Wednesday. Around seven attendees meet up each week and we have quickly grown as a supportive unit!   Some of the men who were part of a previous Men’s Group shared their past experiences with the new members at the beginning of the first session. Since […]

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Planning our first Awareness Workshop about the hostile environment and NRPF (no recourse to public funds)

This morning we held a meeting where we worked through the itinerary for our upcoming NRPF awareness workshop next Wednesday on 10th February 2021. A few of the SLRA team looked over the plan with members of our peer-support community Women’s Group. The women in the group all have lived experiences of the hostile environment, […]

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SLRA women's group

A message from SLRA’s women group

At South London Refugee Association (SLRA), we have not only continued our immigration advice services remotely during the COVID19 lockdown, but also looked at ways to make people still feel part of a wider, supportive community. This community feeling has always been really important at SLRA – but how to do that when the weekly […]

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