Refugee Week 2018 - Build a pop up home

 

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Let's make World Refugee Day 2018 a Day of Action for our communities across Australia. 

We invite you to build a pop up home in your city this Refugee Week and bring a special item that represents your home. We want pop up homes in ever city, state and territory to tell our Government

Send a powerful message to our leaders and media, together let's  ‘build’ a pop up home by holding treasured objects from our own homes and telling personal stories about the meaning and significance having a home to live in.

With local music, key notes from community leaders and stories of home from people with lived experience of seeking asylum.

There will be time for interactive storytelling and noise making with saucepans and wooden spoons!

Photos and video of stories from the event will be posted on social media to create a digital ‘storm’.

For the 15,000 men, women and children throughout Australia who are being removed from vital support services and face destitution and homelessness. And 1,700 people indefinitely detained on Manus and Nauru.

Venue TBC for each city.

 

 

WHEN
April 23, 2018 at 12pm - 3pm
WHERE
TBC for Melbourne Sydney and Brisbane
TBC for Melbourne Sydney and Brisban
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia
Google map and directions

Will you come?


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