Migration is one of the defining human rights issues of our time.
How societies respond to it will determine the resilience of welcoming communities and the realization of migrants’ human potential for decades to come.
SCI believes we can only secure inclusive, fair and peaceful communities if we address the challenges of migration.
Our migration work seeks to influence public policy and transform the way societies welcome and integrate migrants and refugees. We are committed to supporting civil society activism and advocacy that responds positively to the opportunities and challenges raised by migration. We do this by:
Strengthening Migration Advocates
SCI secures social change by helping advocates & advocacy to be more effective by providing:
Changing the Narrative
Narrative is a powerful force influencing society’s attitude to migration. SCI changes the narrative by:
Migration Research Reports
SCI Migration News
Migration Learning Exchange: Faith-based Organising and Communications on Migration and Refugee Protection
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]