Refugee Week

Category - Resources

RCOA fact sheet: Refugee Myths & Facts

Your questions answered. Who is a refugee? ‘Refugee’ is used commonly to refer to people who are forced to leave their homes for many reasons, including conflict and violence. Sometimes it is used to also refer to a...

Resource Kit 2022

We have created a resource kit with all the information you need to educate yourself on the importance of Refugee Week and learn more about how to get involved.
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Films to watch during Refugee Week

Refugee Week is a great time to watch films with family and friends, and even possible if you’re stuck in quarantine! Below are some new films from the last year. AKONI A homeless Nigerian refugee struggles to...

how we became refugees

when i was youngeri lived in a citadelbuilt on sacred earthoverlookingancient riversdijlah, foratfragrant and fertilewhere palm trees floatedupon clouds of molten goldone day, the world discovered and foughtover the...

Canva Resources 2022

Our Event Partner Canva has put together some wonderful resources for you to use in the lead up to and during Refugee Week to celebrate your life as a refugee or person seeking asylum, or if you don’t have lived...

Films

There are so many amazing films focused on the lives and experiences of refugees. Check out some of our recommendations.

For Refugee Week, many filmmakers give access to their films to our supporters!

Books

We’ve curated a range of excellent fiction and non-fiction books for you to read this Refugee Week. Be sure to snap a photo and share it across social media using the hashtag #RefugeeWeek. MEMOIRS &...

Face-to-Face: Schools & Community Program

Face-to-Face: Understanding Refugees The Face-to-Face program aims to build community harmony and increase awareness of and understanding about refugees through presentations to schools, community groups and...