Maintaining the safety netThe safety net for people seeking asylum (SRSS) is under threat causing serious problems for many. Here you will find background and information presented in conversation with a woman seeking asylum. Several worksheets will help engage with and act on this issue. The letter is in Word so it can be adapted.
Taking actionOne of the actions older students in particular can be involved in, is connecting with a Member of Parliament
When students are involved in taking any kind of action in support of people seeking asylum these resources may help with the processes of preparation and follow up
Books and poemsHere you will find titles and description of a number of relevant books
Here are a number of poems with background on the respective poets, as well as links to several videos of spoken poetry.
Why we show compassion – some realitiesWe are inspired too by realities of asylum seeking past and present
- A snapshot of asylum seeking in Australia over time
- Information on the current situation
- Cuts to the safety net for people seeking asylum
Prayer and reflectionHere are classroom activities to help students reflect on where they stand and be ready to walk with people seeking asylum. Prayers including litanies, prayers of the faithful and single prayers may be useful in these and other contexts.
Detention4Detention FlierPrint Instructions
The flier is double-sided so follow these instructions to print correctly:
- A4 paper, 2 pages per sheet
- Double-sided (flip on short-edge)