The Great Refugee Picnic – Sun 23rd June 2019 at 1pm – Ormeau Park
Padraig O'Tuama, poet, storyteller and leader of the Corrymeela Community will lead a discussion on borders and immigration. Taking the Book of Ruth as a starting point Padraig will explore the dilemmas of the current period.
A talk and exhibition featuring personal stories from members of new communities in Belfast and how they are making a positive contribution to our increasingly diverse society.
Lots of training from the Education Authority to approve Schools of Sanctuary in Belfast followed by visits to schools applying to attain this status
25th June 2017
Four of us from Belfast attended this day of reviews of the work of each of our Places of Sanctuary,…
Blythefield Primary School off Sandy Row became the first Primary School of Sanctuary in Ireland. Sipho Sibanda, Joint Coordinator of Belfast City of Sanctuary spoke at the award of School of Sanctuary status to the school and presented the plaque. The new toolkit was launched geared to education in Northern Ireland.
Belfast City of Sanctuary held a very successful seminar on 28th September to determine the focus and ambit of the…