ABOUT GLOBAL LINK

We are a Development Education Centre (DEC) based in Lancaster, UK.We run workshops, exhibitions, training and other events in schools, colleges and the wider community on global citizenship issues such as diversity, human rights, migration, fairtrade, climate change and sustainable development.We also provide a range of support services and integration activities for refugees and asylum seekers.

“CREATIVE LEARNING AND ACTION FOR A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD”

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4 days 10 hours ago

If anyone has a good quality hair dryer you don't need, the new refugee Barber Shop would appreciate one. Please drop off at the YMCA

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1 week 6 hours ago

Thanks to Eleanor for an excellent presentation about climate change for BIG GREEN WEEK, and thanks to the cooks for stepping in at short notice

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1 week 5 days ago

One of our asylum seeker volunteers helping the first Afghan family decorate their house, while another refugee volunteer collects donations from the local community, with

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1 week 5 days ago

If people have spare irons, ironing boards, very large pots, or blenders to donate to the Afghan families, please bring these to the YMCA. Many

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2 weeks 9 hours ago

Our second post lockdown Lunch Drop in, with a delicious Russian meal prepared with proudly Claver Hill-grown vegetables, followed by pool, ping pong and a

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2 weeks 1 day ago

When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been

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3 weeks 10 hours ago

Delighted today to host our first shared (Lebanese) lunch since March 2020, with folk from Afghanistan, Albania, Equador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kurdistan Iran, Kurdistan

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3 weeks 1 day ago

📣 How you can help us stand with Afghanistan 📣

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3 weeks 3 days ago

When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been

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3 weeks 6 days ago

Does anyone have a stairgate for our first Afghan family? Thank you!

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4 weeks 6 hours ago

Thank you to everyone who donated clothing and bedding for refugees, and a huge thanks to the ten volunteers today who sorted it all. Our

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4 weeks 15 hours ago

Please no more donations until the first Monday in October, and then please call to check if we actually need anything!

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1 month 3 days ago

Very worth seeing.....

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1 month 4 days ago

One of the easy things we can do to support Afghan refugees is NOT criminalise them if they make their own way here across the

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1 month 6 days ago

Lancaster has welcomed the first Afghan family. www.channel4.com/news/afghanistan-uk-prepares-to-rehouse-thousands-fleeing-country?fbclid=IwAR0-llj6qBYHqA1y2-UWwJYXRYiZiqFaKOlndQOnlQNgnHtckJLUcdILW4w

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1 month 1 week ago

Our thoughts are with all Afghans, in and outside of Afghanistan, including our colleagues and friends in Lancaster, in these terrible frightening times. If you

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2 months 4 days ago

Another lovely day for a gathering at Claver Hill, with food, live music (thanks to Helen and Francis) and even dancing. We are also delighted

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2 months 5 days ago

A big thank you to the Bentham Refugee Support Group for funding the travel and picnic and leading a walk for some of the Lancaster

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2 months 5 days ago

When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been

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2 months 6 days ago

Passionate about climate change? Sign the urgent plan for the Glasgow climate summit now.

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2 months 1 week ago

✍️ Sign Freedom from Torture's petition now to protect refugees from Priti Patel's 'New Plan for Immigration'. #TogetherWithRefugees action.freedomfromtorture.org/tell-priti-patel-refugees-welcome-petition?utm_campaign=21DC020/C/WEBREF&utm_source=partner&utm_medium=referral?utm_content=partner

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2 months 1 week ago

As part of our Learning from the Past exhibition at Lancaster City Museum, our colleague from Afghanistan who used to work for the UN, learns

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2 months 1 week ago

Such a lot of produce grown at Claver Hill by the refugee group: giant caulis, broad beans, onions, spuds, herbs, beetroot, broccoli and kilos of

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2 months 2 weeks ago

We’ve just put the finishing touches to our Learning from the Past exhibition. It looks amazing!! We open tomorrow at Lancaster City Museum and will

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2 months 2 weeks ago

We’re at the final stages of assembling the Learning from the Past exhibition at Lancaster City Museum. Opening day is only three days away! The

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2 months 2 weeks ago

Global Link is seeking a Communications and Campaigns volunteer to support the Together with Refugees coalition to build understanding of refugees and to protect the

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2 months 2 weeks ago

Find out how migration has shaped more than just England's starting line-up. Without players with at least one parent or grandparent born overseas, England would

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2 months 3 weeks ago

Exciting to be at Lancaster City Museum today, setting up our European peace heritage exhibition - Learning from the Past. Huge thanks to the Museum

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3 months 2 hours ago

Urgently seeking a 3-4 bedroomed house at housing benefit rates for the families of Afghan interpreters who are being given sanctuary in the UK. Their

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3 months 5 hours ago

Here, an asylum seeker describes coping with cold and lack of food while she waits for a Home Office decision. www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYaUVAWPTfI

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3 months 4 days ago

These amazing women raised several hundred pounds for Global Link's building fund through their sponsored half marathon. Thank you both, and thanks to all your