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Kindness is the only way forward…

We are very happy to announce that the wonderful artist and friend of Refugee Action – Colchester, Gee Vaucher, has designed some T-shirts exclusively for our organisation. Carrying the words “kindness is the only way forward”, something all of us at RA-C firmly believe in.  Our dedicated Caseworkers work tirelessly to support the most vulnerable clients […]

Together We Grow – Forest Schools reimagined and reincarnated.

Just before the Covid 19 lockdown we were excited to receive a generous grant from Colchester Borough Council specifically for use with our Forest School activities. For about 2 years we had had the occasional Forest School in High Woods, Colchester, under the supervision of Tim, a volunteer who is a qualified Forest School leader […]

Friends not Foes Homework Club

Every Friday during term time between about six and ten Sixth Form students, along with teachers Kerstin and Alison stay behind when lessons finish at 4pm at The Sixth Form College, North Hill. They do so to provide one to one help with homework for school age young people in the refugee community.  The club […]

FGM Awareness

FGM – What is it and how many does it affect?  Female Genital Mutilation, also known as ‘cutting’ or ‘sunnah’ is an abuse suffered by 2 million woman and girls globally, and thought to affect over 130,000 woman here in the UK.  It is, put simply by the World Health Organisation (WHO)… “All procedures involving […]