Learn about Hate Crime and What you can Do about it 

The Hate Crime Awareness Programme is a Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Funded project to help raise awareness about hate crimes and incidents with asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants in the Gwent area.

The project will be monthly two-hour sessions during a one-year period approximately 12 in total and 4 workshops at refugee agency drop-in centres in Gwent. They include the Bethel Church’s Sanctuary Project, British Red Cross women’s groups, SEWREC groups and at the Welsh Refugee Council’s casework sessions in Newport.

The Aim of the programme:

To enable asylum seekers and refugees in the Gwent area to identify and respond to hate crimes or incidents 

The Objectives are to:

  • deliver monthly hate crime awareness sessions and workshops to RASs across Newport Gwent and the surrounding areas,
  • share any recorded incidents with the Gwent Police and Victim Support when given permission to do so by RASs,
  • provide information about hate crime and incidents, explore scenarios for hate crime and how to identify and report it encourage,
  • people to report any incidents by reassuring them that reporting a hate crime or incident has no impact on their asylum claim, status in Wales and the UK and
  • helping them understand how the police will respond if they report it.

 

Proposed Programme

  1. Welcome and Registration
  2. Introduction
  3. Video show: If possible
  4. Presentation about Hate Crime
  5. Gwent Police presentation (optional)
  6. Exploring Hate Crime experiences (flexible)
  7. Questions and Answers
  8. Lunch
  9. Evaluation and Feedback 

 

To join the session contact Althea Collymore on 07896 690070 or email althea@wrc.wales

 

Files: 
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PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - Farsi 2.47 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - English 1.19 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - Oromo 1.16 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - Arabic 2.47 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - Sorani2.51 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - Welsh 2.83 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Booklet - Tigrinya2.66 MB
PDF icon Hate Crime Awareness Leaflet639.34 KB
PDF icon Hate Crime Leaflet FINAL ENG AW.pdf639.34 KB

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