Feb 24, 2018
  • Feb 24, 2018 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: The Engine Room, Unit A, Eagle Heights Lebus Street, Tottenham London N17 9FU
  • Latest Activity: Feb 24

"Promoting Dignity and Respect for Migrants and Refugees in Our Borough"

  • speeches and special guests:
    Dr Jess Potter (Chair, Medact Refugee Solidarity Group); Zrinka Bralo (CEO, Migrants Organise); Rockhaya Sylla (migrants/human rights advocate, legal advisor, independent consultant, educator); Lucy Nabijou (Co-ordinator, Haringey Welcome)
  • children's poster competition winners announced
  • pledge signing:
    David Lammy MP and Catherine West MP invited to sign along with others
  • migrant testimonials:
    Film/discussion on No Recourse to Public Funds from migrant women's theatre/social action group PASAR
  • stalls
  • snacks and drinks

We live in one of London’s most diverse boroughs, with a long and proud tradition of being welcoming to all. Our community has welcomed residents from all over the world, many of whom have made considerable contributions to our society.

But being a migrant, refugee, or asylum seeker in Haringey can be tough. The immigration system often prevents migrants from integrating and getting on with their lives; ‘hostile environment’ policies prevent many from accessing essential services; and families entitled to council assistance are being left destitute due to a lack of support.

We are launching the #HaringeyWelcome campaign in response to this situation, and asking Haringey's people, schools, faith groups, community groups, elected representatives, and election candidates to support the launch and sign up to our pledge to make Haringey a more welcoming place that adheres to the values of dignity and respect for all.

Join us at our campaign launch and unite with local residents, volunteers, organisations, schools, faith groups, and elected officials in making our community and council a welcoming place for us all.

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Directions to the Engine Room:

Directions from Tottenham Hale Train/Underground and Bus station

Leave the train/underground station and turn left walking up the steps to the pavement alongside Ferry Lane.

Cross the railway and take the path in front of Tescos and take the second turn left on Waterside Way.

Walk past the playground and past the Little Engineers Nursery.

Loven Bakery is on your left and the main entrance to the Engine Room is around the corner on your left on Lebus Street oppostie the car park.

Directions for drivers:

After passing Tottenham Hale station, turn left into Mill Mead Road from Ferry Lane.

Take the second exit on your left (first is no entry).

See map on the Engine Room website:

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  • Buses 123 and 230 go from Wood Green station to Tottenham Hale, also of course Vic line from Highbury or Finsbury Park.
    • Handy to know, thank you.
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Palace Gates Summer Fete - 17 June from 12.30-5pm - Palace Gates Triangle (corner of Crescent Road)

Famous local garden open for charity - 17 Jun from 2-6.30pm - 5 St. Regis Close, Alexandra Park Road N10 (above St Andrews Church)

Talk: PointlessPlastics with Dr. Paula Owen - 18 Jun at 8pm - Muswell Hill Methodist Church, Pages Lane N10. An MHSG event.

Games Night: Free event at Pavilion Cafe - 21 Jun from 7pm - Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec

Jazz@Karamel: Art Themen - 21 Jun from 7pm - Karamel Restaurant

Film: Dodo Heroes: First Taste of Freedom - 22 Jun at 7pm - Karamel Restaurant. With Jan and Tim from Animal Defenders International.

Haringey4Europe will be on the March for a People's Vote - 23 Jun at 11.45 outside Finsbury Park Station, or from 12 noon in Pall Mall (Green Park tube)

Lovers Splash II - 23 Jun from 9pm - Karamel

Alexandra Park Neighbours Midsummer Social - 4 Jul from 7.30-9.30pm - The Pavilion, Albert Road Rec

Kaleidoscope Festival at Alexandra Palace - 21 Jul from 11am-11pm - Alexandra Palace and Park

Palmers Green Festival - 2 Sep from 12-7pm - Broomfield Park


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