May 2022

An update from Ukraine – from Action Language teacher, Ian

18th May 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Ian Raby, ESOL coordinator with our Action Language team, is looking forward to meeting the first Ukrainian refugees in Action Foundation's English classes. Here, he gives an update on his friends and former colleagues in [...]

‘I feel like I’m in my safe place. The staff and volunteers are like my family’ – Lili’s story

13th May 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Our InterAction Drop-in is not just a place to get advice, it's also somewhere people can make friends over a cuppa and a bite to eat, a welcoming space where those new to the North [...]

Saying ‘No!’ to Hassockfield – guest blog

11th May 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Ahead of this Saturday's national demonstration in Durham City Centre against the detention of women asylum seekers in Derwentside Immigration Removal Centre, Alison Stancliffe, Julie Ward and Suzanne Fletcher,  campaigners with the No to Hassockfield [...]

April 2022

Why I’m taking on this Channel challenge – CEO Swim

28th April 2022|Categories: Blog, Fundraising, News|

Action Foundation Chief Executive, Duncan McAuley, is taking on a bold challenge this May. Along with four friends, he’ll be leading a swimming relay of the English Channel from Dover to Calais with the aim [...]

‘Cruel and ill-thought-through’ – our CEO’s response to Rwanda plan

26th April 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Government plans to deport people seeking sanctuary in Britain to Rwanda are expensive, unworkable, unethical and will do nothing to stop the people smugglers says Action Foundation CEO, Duncan McAuley Just imagine for a moment [...]

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