Scottish Interfaith Council Seminar: Supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Seminar for Faith Communities, 20 June 2012, Glasgow

The Scottish Interfaith Council invites you to their seminar ‘Supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Seminar for Faith Communities’ taking place during Refugee Week in Scotland. The seminar will explore ways in which faith communities can provide help and support for asylum seekers and refugees.
Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Blessed John Duns Scotus RC Church Hall, 270 Ballater Street, Glasgow, G5 0TY

John Wilkes, director of the Scottish Refugee Council, will highlight issues faced by asylum seekers in the city. Bridging the Gap, an organisation established by churches in the Gorbals, the Glasgow Destitution Network and others will share about their work supporting asylum seekers and refugees. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the issues and to make links with other faith communities and organisations.

The event is free and a free lunch will be provided, so please register to attend and let them know about any special dietary requirements.To RSVP or for more information, please contact Frances Hume at fhume@scottishinterfaithcouncil.org or on 0141 420 6982 by Tuesday 12 June 2012.

For more information on the event or on the Scottish Interfaith Council, please visit their website here.