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Change the story

Change the story

Category: Make a Difference | Date: Jun 18, 2017

This week - on Tuesday, 20th June - it is World Refugee Day.  

You may have noticed that stories in newspapers are not always terribly supportive those who seek refuge - often portraying them as victims, weak or even scroungers!

The reality is that most refugees are resourceful, determined, independent but also keen to be part of a community - playing a worthwhile role in developing that community!

Christian Aid is running a campaign asking people to write to their local newspaper to encourage them to re-dress the balance of how refugees are portrayed.

If you feel able to do this (with your family's permission), you can find out more by clicking on: