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The organisation Sanctuary Runners plays a vital role in supporting refugees in our community. Their commitment to fostering inclusivity, friendship, and empowerment through running is commendable. As a school, there are several ways we can take action to support refugees and welcome them into our community.
Firstly, we can raise awareness among our students about the challenges faced by refugees and the importance of empathy and understanding. This can be achieved through educational activities, guest speakers, and discussions that shed light on refugee experiences and their contributions to society.
Secondly, we can initiate initiatives to actively welcome refugees into our school community. This could involve organising cultural exchange programs, buddy systems, or language support programs to help ease the transition and promote inclusivity.
Additionally, we can collaborate with local organisations and community groups to provide practical support to refugees. Fundraisers, donation drives for essential items, or volunteering opportunities can make a significant impact on their well-being and integration.
By taking such actions, our school can create a welcoming environment that values diversity, promotes understanding, and supports refugees in their journey towards a brighter future.