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Cranhill Development Trust Refugee Week

EDM (Early Day Motion) 231: tabled on 30 June 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends Cranhill Development Trust’s Refugee Festival events, including a barbeque and gardening activities; highlights the aim of the Refugee Festival, to recognise the huge contribution of refugees to life in Scotland, and to celebrate refugees in our communities; notes that this festival brings people together to meet and share their stories; further notes that this years theme for the Refugee Festival is storytelling, to reflect the varied and rich stories that refugees have to tell, including the many ways possible to share these stories, such as through music, dance, food, film, poetry, art and theatre; congratulates Cranhill Development Trust for hosting a great event for the Refugee Festival, with a huge turnout; thanks the Royal Horticultural society for hosting a planting session and Stewart Ennis for leading a film and storytelling workshop; and further thanks to all volunteers at the Cranhill Development Fund, representatives from Scottish Refugee Council, Govan Community Project, and Lifelink.