Managing Migration with Dignity and Fairness

Migration is not a new phenomenon yet the escalating levels of movement across the globe present an unparalleled challenge that will impact on many societies that are as yet unprepared for the scale of support required for resettlement and effective integration.  Failure to effectively integrate migrant communities can seed future community instability and violent extremism.  SCI is:

  • Working in partnership to support effective citizen, NGO and community-based activism by peer exchange and learning;
  • Promoting decision-making and policies that help build borderless solidarity and support displaced people to realise their full potential as both individuals and as community members;
  • Supporting initiatives that seek to create and safeguard international and trans-national frameworks that offer protection and a sense of security to forcibly displaced people; and
  • Partnering with independent philanthropy where we can offer added value to help deliver its vision of a world more open and accepting of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.

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SCI Migration News

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Migration Learning Exchange: Faith-based Organising and Communications on Migration and Refugee Protection

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The Migration Learning Exchange is part of a programme of work supported by Unbound Philanthropy and The Atlantic Philanthropies, which is managed by The Social Change Initiative.  With the overall aim of strengthening the effectiveness […]

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Céad Mile Failte – Weaving an Ireland of Welcomes by Dr Avila Kilmurray

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

The map of the island was multi-coloured with post-its.  Welcome to the annual networking gathering of Places of Sanctuary (Ireland).  Enthusiasts from Belfast to Cork, from Galway to Dublin, and places in between, came together […]

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Autumn Academy 2016 Report

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

The Social Change Initiative (SCI) supports an annual policy conference to focus on issues relating to immigration and refugee protection in Oxford University (UK).  Organised and managed by COMPAS, the gathering draws on the knowledge […]

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Grounding Refugee and Migrant Inclusion

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Parliament, media headlines and hoardings have all featured arguments over refugee protection and migration in recent years.  News, fake news and down-right scare-mongering have played to public uncertainty and anxieties, rarely allowing time for considered […]