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‘Home’ – York Refugee Week Event

June 17 - June 23
Sky Lounge, City Screen, Coney St
York,
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Exhibition of artwork by the learners at York’s Blueberry Academy, exploring the themes of welcome, home and what it means to be far from home.

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Equality and Community – York Refugee Week Event

June 17 - June 23
Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Lower Friargate
York, YO1 9RL United Kingdom
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“Equality and Community”,  an installation at Friargate Friends Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York YO1 9RL. Free A colourful welcome of diversity and inclusion. Friargate will also provide a central welcoming space to take a break and have a cuppa.

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12:00 pm

Refugees, Borders and Climate Change: The Importance of Solidarity and Climate Justice

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ron Cooke Lecture Theatre (RCH/037), University of York, Heslington
York, North Yorkshire YO10 5GE United Kingdom
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A talk highlighting the impact of climate breakdown and its creation of refugees, and the differences in treatment of climate change ‘migrants’ compared to traditional refugees.   Venue: RCH/037, RON COOKE HUB, HESLINGTON EAST, UNIVERSITY OF YORK

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7:30 pm

Talk by Gulwali Passerlay – Child Refugee

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bootham School, 49-57 Bootham
York, YO30 7BU United Kingdom
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Talk by Gulwali Passerlay, child refugee, author of The Lightless Sky. Gulwali shares his captivating story of struggle, danger and resilience and how he miraculously survived the harrowing year-long journey from Afghanistan to the UK, on his own, after being separated from his brother.   Monday 17th June 7.30 – 8.30. Bootham School, 51 Bootham, York YO30 7BU. This event is free, but ticketed. Obtain yours from: https://bootham-school.ticketleap.com/refugee-week-public-lecture-by-gulwali-passarlay/

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