- Global Stories, Local Actions: Echoes from Home
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Global Stories, Local Actions: Echoes from Home
23 June 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Take One Action nurtures communal exploration of the stories, ideas and questions at the heart of positive social change. Through film screenings, conversation and enquiry, we bring people together to inspire a fairer, more sustainable and more fulfilling world, in Scotland and beyond our borders.
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Scottish Refugee Council are an independent charity dedicated to provide advice, information and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. But that’s just part of the story: We also campaign for political change, raise awareness about issues that affect refugees; and we work closely with local communities and organisations. We play a leading role in policy development and campaign on refugee issues to ensure that Scotland plays a full role in meeting the UK's legal and humanitarian obligations under the 1951 United Nations Convention on Refugees.
Global Justice Now is a UK-based anti-poverty campaigning organisation, with a worldwide reputation for tackling hard-hitting, controversial issues. We investigate, expose and challenge government policies and corporate actions that harm vulnerable communities in some of the poorest countries. In the UK, Global Justice Now has over 70 local groups supported by our staff, who lobby decision-makers, organise public campaigning and produce robust research to win change for the world's poorest people. We believe a fairer world is possible.
The Refugee Survival Trust is a charity that provides grants to asylum claimants and refugees living in Scotland. It was set up in 1996 by a number of concerned individuals as a reaction to the problem of refugees and asylum claimants being made destitute in Scotland. Grants made by RST either alleviate poverty and destitution, or help refugees and asylum claimants to overcome obstacles in accessing educational and employment opportunities.