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Aradin Charitable Trust is a UK-registered charity (no. 1153576) that advances education in minority languages and protection of their heritage around the world, but especially in the Middle East. By funding fellowships, cultural research and language education, Aradin aims to raise awareness of the ancient minority communities in the Middle East, under threat of losing their culture, community and languages, especially Aramaic.

Website: http://www.aradin.org/

The Bridge Plus+ is a Norfolk based black/Asian and minority ethnic (BME) organisation aimed at improving community cohesion through innovative community engagement activities and service delivery to promote race equality and community cohesion.

Website: http://www.bridgeplus.org.uk/

Cambridge Bilingual Groups is a voluntary group that provides support for groups and supplementary schools for bilingual children in and around Cambridge. The main activities are teacher and manager training, provision of networking opportunities and 1:1 support. Cambridge is home to 1,000’s of international families that use two or more languages. However, as their children grow, many parents find that it is difficult to convey their language and culture on their own. This is why Cambridge nourishes a rich environment of more than 30 supplementary schools and groups for bilingual children and their families.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/cam.bilingualgroups/

Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT) is at the forefront of delivering contextualised, evidence based strategies for organisations, be they local authority, churches, mosques, businesses, leisure and transport providers, retailers and producers, to address Human Trafficking.

CCARHT started its life ten years ago as a small,  virtual network of academics, social entrepreneurs, enforcement personnel, Not for Profit organisations and political lobbyists gathered from across Europe.  Steadily this has spanned out into the Americas, Oceania, Asia, and Africa, all networked out of our Cambridge Offices, organisations, academics, professionals and politicians who are deeply concerned to see applied research, married with the passion which this arena of human abuse naturally evinces, brought to bear on the complex challenges of Human Trafficking.

The annual CCARHT summer symposium offers a unique opportunity for considered reflection on key challenges facing organisations, businesses, policy makers, law enforcement and thought leaders to address with purpose Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Further details here

Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum (CECF) is an umbrella organisation for Cambridge and district that provides racial equality services to individuals and groups.  CECF provides a cultural diversity service that helps promote an understanding between people from different ethnic groups and help them be a natural part of Cambridge life. We give special social, cultural, moral and practical support to groups and develop particular projects where needed.  One of our key services is the Cambridgeshire Human Rights and Equality Support Service (CHESS); also developing a refugee service.  CECF is part of the Cambridge COVID -19 City Community Reference Group, involved in supporting the community response to the Covid-19 public health emergency.

Webpage: https://cecf.co.uk/

The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network (CIPN) brings together people from a wide variety of different backgrounds in Cambridge and beyond to explore the idea of performance as a concept, from music and literary studies to history, anthropology, architecture and medicine. CIPN strives to foster exchange on the potential of performance to engender dialogue across conventionally separated cultural categories, practices and disciplines.

Cambridge University Press (CUP) dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. Their mission is to unlock people's potential with the best learning and research solutions. CUP play a leading role in today's global market place, they have over 50 offices around the globe, and distribute their products to nearly every country in the world.

Website: https://www.cambridge.org/uk/

Central European University - The Centre has started collaboration with CEU (Institute for Advanced Studies) on ‘The State of Waiting’. Joint workshop for scholars planned for Cambridge, April/June 2019, an international conference for Budapest coupled joint graduate training for September 2019.

Chatterbox delivers award-winning tailored language courses for businesses and other organisations, taught by expert refugee coaches. They provide conversation practice training and courses in Arabic, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Somali, Swahili, Turkish and Urdu.

Website: https://www.chatterbox.io

Christian Aid aim:
  • to expose poverty throughout the world
  • to help in practical ways to end it
  • to highlight, challenge and change the structures and systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised.
Website: https://www.christianaid.org.uk

Common Purpose is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 that develops leaders who can cross boundaries. This enables them to solve complex problems both in organizations and in cities.

Website: https://commonpurpose.org

Detention Action / Freed Voices is a group of experts-by-experience committed to speaking out about the realities of the UK’s immigration detention system and calling for reform.

A project of Detention Action, Freed Voices is the only group of its kind campaigning on immigration detention in the UK. Between them, members have lost over 25 years of their lives to detention, and we believe it is essential that those who have been affected by detention are at the heart of the campaign to challenge it.

Freed Voices is coordinated, supported and facilitated by Detention Action, and we work closely together on all our activities.

Website: https://detentionaction.org.uk/freed-voices/

The Ely English Language Café is a volunteer run English Language mentoring and tuition service. They offer free Language tuition and help with all aspects of English culture.

Website: http://elyenglishlanguagecafe.co.uk/

The Ethical Journalism Network (EJN) is a coalition of more than 70 groups of journalists, editors, press owners and media support groups from across the globe and we are growing. We are a registered UK charity and supervised by a Board and an international network of advisors.

Our supporters represent many different cultures and media traditions, but they share the conviction that the principles of ethical journalism are universal and a precious resource that builds respect for democracy and human rights.

Website: https://ethicaljournalismnetwork.org

GYROS provides free information, advice, guidance and advocacy on a range of topics, including:  UK rights, immigration (OISC Level 2), police, education, housing, benefits, debt (FCA accredited).

They facilitate migrant access to healthcare and other specialist services, run social activities for children and adults, conduct qualitative research about the experiences of migrant communities and are involved in community events and local projects with our client group. 

​They also offer a range of bespoke services for organisations, including: Cultural Sensitivity Training and Translation & Interpretation services to support those working with culturally and linguistically diverse clients.

Website: https://www.gyros.org.uk/

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) is a global authority on conflict and its impact on people’s lives. They collect objects and stories that give an insight into people’s experiences of war, preserve them for future generations, and bring them to today’s audiences in the most powerful way possible.

Their family of five museums; IWM London, IWM North, IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast uncover the causes, course and consequences of war, from the First World War through to present-day conflict. 

Website: https://www.iwm.org.uk

IROKO Theatre Company is a registered charity that was founded in September 1996 by Alex OMA-PIUS. Alex formed IROKO in order to enhance the understanding and appreciation of African culture and arts, amongst society as a whole. The Company's primary aim is to advance the education of members of the public in the arts and in particular but not exclusively in African arts and to use traditional African theatre art forms as a vehicle for facilitating learning and self-development particularly amongst children and young people.

Website: http://www.irokotheatre.org.uk/

The friendly, all embracing community of the Jack Hunt School is a cohesive, integrated environment, where students of every background, race and religion can feel very much at home.

Website: https://www.jackhunt.peterborough.sch.uk

Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a user-led, feminist and human rights organisation focused on addressing the practical and strategic needs of Latin American migrant women displaced by poverty and violence. Latin Americans are one of the fastest growing ethnic minorities in the UK, but desipite this they remain invisible. Our service users experience significant disadvantage as migrants, as women, and as members of an invisible minority ethnic group in this country. They directly support more than 5,000 women annually through culturally and linguistically specialist advice, information, counselling and psychotherapy, advocacy, development programmes, and workshops.

Website: http://www.lawrs.org.uk/

Ludwig-Maximillian University - Munich - The Centre has started collaboration with LMU (Institute for Advanced Studies) on ‘Migration, movement, waiting: On tensions between progress and stagnation’. Joint workshop for scholars and joint doctoral school was held in Cambridge for April/June 2019 and an international conference in Munich for September 2019.

 

New Routes work with and support refugees, asylum seekers and isolated migrants from over 80 countries, speaking 60+ different languages, and promote cross-cultural integration and community awareness.

Website: https://newroutes.org.uk/about-us/

OpenStoryTellers is a community arts charity supporting people with learning disabilities and autism.

We help people to find their voice and use it.

Stories are what make us human, they help us make sense of the world, make friends and take part in society.

Website: https://www.openstorytellers.org.uk/

In 2018 Peterborough City Council became one of the government funded integration areas, along with four other local authorities - Walsall, Bradford, Waltham Forest, and Blackburn with Darwen. Integration areas are places with diverse communities that understand their local challenges and have a desire to try new things.

Peterborough is also one of six cities also taking part in the Inclusive Cities programme, which is being led by Compas (Centre on Migration Policy and Society). The programme is providing an opportunity to share learning and understanding about how cities in the UK and the USA experiencing significant population change as a result of inward migration, develop inclusive and welcoming communities.

Website: https://www.peterborough.gov.uk

QTI Coalition of Colour is a network for self-identified QTI people of colour in Cambridge. Our aim is to explore, discuss and share experiences of the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and sexual identity and create safe spaces for QTIPOC.

Website: https://qti.home.blog/

Right to Remain works with communities, groups and organisations across the UK. We provide information, resources, training and assistance to help people to establish their right to remain in the United Kingdom. We challenge injustice in the immigration and asylum system.

Website: https://righttoremain.org.uk

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Sciences Po - The Centre has started collaboration with Sciences Po Paris on movement, mobility and migrationJoint pilot workshop for scholars and PhDs will be held at Sciences Po, April 2018. This initiative is financed by CamPo Research Grants.

SOS Children's Villages International comprises 118 national SOS Children's Villages associations. SOS Children's Villages work to keep families together, provide alternative care when needed, support young people on their path to independence, and advocate for the rights of children.

Website: https://www.sos-childrensvillages.org

Survivors Tribune is a global educational initiative born out of FHPU’s off-field genocide awareness activities. ST was established in November 2015 by survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, drawing on their own first-hand experiences to make a stand against discrimination and genocide denial, promote reconciliation and forgiveness.
Its flagship programme, #Survivors4Schools (S4S), enables survivors of modern genocides and other global conflicts to share their experiences through public speaking events in schools, colleges, and universities.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/survivorstribune/

CAMMIGRES - The Cambridge Migration Research Network was established at  Cambridge University in 2014 by Professors Loraine Gelsthorpe and Madeleine Arnot.

Expanding on this successful initiative Loraine and Madeleine won funding from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to establish the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement. The CAMMIGRES site is archived here for reference.