Starting off with Refugee Week and ending with our first Annual General Meeting here at HOST we are looking back on a busy summer.
For one day only during Refugee Week we opened a 'Human Library' at the Central Library in partnership with Nottingham City Library Services. The event proved popular with a constant flow of participant speaking to 'Living Books' or enjoying a slice of cake while they waited.
The ethos behind the Human Library is to encourage people to enter into conversation with an individual from a community they may never have spoken to. Offering participants a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Here is what some of the participants said: