To promote and encourage the inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers across the Wakefield District.

The Promotion of equality and diversity for the public benefit by educating and informing about the issues relating to asylum-seekers and refugees.

From our constitution

To inspire people to make Wakefield City and District a place of welcome, friendship and sanctuary

To promote social inclusion for the public benefit, by encouraging and supporting voluntary, community and faith organisations to welcome asylum-seekers and refugees enabling them to access community facilities, enabling them to participate more effectively within the wider community, and so aid their integration within the community.

To relieve poverty and hardship among those who are seeking or have sought asylum, refugees, and their dependants, by providing financial and other material support, interpreting / translating / advocacy / health / housing advice and education.

From our constitution

To encourage and support local communities, voluntary groups and faith communities and organisations to welcome and assist asylum seekers and refugees.

To help asylum-seekers and refugees adapt to life in the UK by: advancing their education and training, and helping them to access facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupations.

From our constitution

To publicise and celebrate the contribution that asylum seekers and refuges make to their local communities, our society and culture.

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