Petition: Calling on UK Gov to engage with refugee hosting schemes

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Please sign our petition at Positive Action in Housing (Registered Charity SC027577) is a refugee and migrant homelessness charity with a global remit. We run the Room for Refugees Scheme whereby people offer to take refugees into their own homes. We have almost 3,500 fully-registered refugee hosts in every single part of the UK. […]

Together Against Prevent

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We are a signatory to the ‘Together Against Prevent’ statement that says: We recognise and condemn the damage that Prevent’s “spot the potential terrorist” approach has made primarily in stigmatising and criminalising entire Muslim communities, but also to a growing number of political activists and campaigners labelled with ill-defined terms like “non-violent extremist” or “domestic […]

Press Statement – Room For Refugees

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Press statement for immediate release In response to the UK government’s statement yesterday that there is no “need” for spare rooms for refugees, a refugee homelessness charity which pioneered “refugee hosting” since 2004 has criticised the UK government for turning down pledges of free shelter in the homes of thousands of people across the UK. […]

Statement – 2 November 2012

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Positive Action in Housing had a wonderful AGM on Thursday 1 November where we presented our Annual Report and Audited Accounts. The AGM was attended by over 150 people who heard speeches from members and service users, as well as a brilliant inspiring Keynote contribution on the theme of Trust by David Orr, Chief Executive […]

News – October 19 2012

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In July 2012, Positive Action in Housing announced its discovery of an alleged fraud committed against the charity by a former employee, and its instigation of a police investigation. Robina Qureshi, Chief Executive Officer of Positive Action in Housing, said: “We are determined to be open and transparent and keep our members, supporters and everyone […]

Messages of Support

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Messages of Support for Positive Action in Housing on the occasion of our Fifteenth AGM Motion to the Scottish Parliament S3M-07137 – That the Parliament congratulates Positive Action in Housing on the occasion of its 15th anniversary; considers that it has provided many important and valuable services over the years in its work to improve […]

Messages of Support

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Its been a challenging year and a highly productive year in which we have delivered on almost every front. And it would be a great boost for our staff, volunteers and management committee, to receive messages of support from everyone who is aware of our work or been in contact with Positive Action in Housing […]