Young Roots’ Response to Croydon Attack

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Jo Cobley’s letter in the Guardian and response in the Mirror Online on behalf of Young Roots about the horrendous attack on teenage asylum seeker in Croydon on Friday 31st March.   https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/apr/03/dangerous-attitudes-on-the-streets-of-croydon http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/he-getting-absolutely-beaten-up-10146963   Young Roots Press response – Sunday 2 April “We are devastated that a young asylum seeker has been so brutally […]

Young Roots on Child Family Reunion policy

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Young Roots’ Hayley Cohen speaks about Child Family Reunion policy in the Guardian as Amnesty International and Student Action for Refugees hand in a petition to the Department for Education. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/30/ministers-urged-to-end-cruel-policy-on-child-refugees-family-members

We are recruiting a Director

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Young Roots is recruiting for a Director to expand our fundraising, communications and influencing capabilities. This will involve securing grants from foundations/trusts, building our unrestricted funds and reserves by increasing donations and expanding our networks through events and direct relationships. The Director will be supported by trustees to develop and deliver a communications and advocacy […]

Recruiting volunteers

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Do you want to help young refugees? We are recruiting new volunteers and an intern to work with us in Brent and Croydon. Have a look at the vacancies and send us your application! Rise Up project intern (Brent): https://www.charityjob.co.uk/volunteer-jobs/rise-up-project-intern/446393?tsId=8 Volunteer project workers (Brent): https://www.charityjob.co.uk/volunteer-jobs/volunteer-project-workers/446455?tsId=8 Volunteer project workers (Croydon): https://www.charityjob.co.uk/volunteer-jobs/volunteer-project-workers/446458?tsId=8

Young Roots Trustee wins Young Woman on the Move Award

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On Friday March 11th, Seada Fekadu won the Young Woman on the Move Award at the Southbank Centre’s WOW – Women of the World Festival. The Awards celebrate exceptional refugee women who – against the odds – have made an outstanding contribution to women’s empowerment and integration. At the age of 16, Seada fled Eritrea and […]

We are recruiting a project coordinator and project manager!

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Young Roots is recruiting two roles as part of our new Rise Up Project. Both roles are funded by the lottery through The BIG Lottery Fund until March 2019. Project Coordinator role Deadline: 9am Wednesday, 16th March 2016 Interviews: Wednesday 23rd March 2016 https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/rise-up-project-coordinator/437911?tsId=8 Project Manager role Deadline: 12pm Wednesday 23rd March 2016 Interviews: Friday […]