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Speaker’s Toolbox

This Toolbox is a handy set of resources to make it easier for Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group volunteers and supporters to raise awareness about immigration detention and the work of GDWG. You may want to give a talk in your church, a local school, your Amnesty group – or simply at home with a group of friends.

1) USING THE SPEAKER’S TOOLBOX

How to use the Speaker’s Toolbox (Word document)
A starting point to using the resources in the Speaker’s Toolbox and available to download on this page.

Suggested Talk Plan (Word Document)
The suggested talk plan has the following structure: - Introduction to asylum and refugee issues - Introduction to immigration detention - The work of the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group - What you can do to help.

Sample PowerPoint Presentation (PowerPoint)
A sample PowerPoint presentation with images that can be used in partnership with Suggested talk plan (above) or independently.

2) ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION DETENTION

Asylum seekers and refugees: FAQs (Word Document)
Some key facts, figures and information about asylum seekers and refugees.

Refugees and Asylum: Quiz (Word Document)
A myth busting quiz on refugees and asylum seekers that can be used as part of a talk. Print out as many copies of the quiz as you need for the number of people attending your talk.

Refugees and Asylum: Quiz answers (Word Document)
Answers for the myth busting quiz above.

Immigration Detention: FAQs (Word Document)
Some key facts, figures and information about immigration detention.

Brook House and Tinsley House: Key Information (Word Document)
Information about Brook House and Tinsley House, the two detention centres by Gatwick Airport.

3) THE WORK OF THE GATWICK DETAINEES WELFARE GROUP

About GDWG (Word Document)
Background to the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group and our work supporting detainees in Brook House and Tinsley House.

Detainee and Visitor Reflection (Word Document)
The reflections of a GDWG visitor and a detainee on what visiting meant for them.

Detainee Quotes (Word Document)
Quotes from detainees on their experiences in immigration detention and the support they have received from GDWG.

4) CASE STUDIES, ART WORK AND POEMS

Case Study 1: Shokat’s Story (Word Document)
A case study of a detainee, their experiences of detention and the support they received from GDWG.

Case Study 2: Ntambwe’s Story (Word Document)
A case study of a detainee, their experiences of detention and the support they received from GDWG.

Case Study 3: Jack’s Story (Word Document)
A case study of a detainee, their experiences of detention and the support they received from GDWG.

Case Study 4: Robert’s Story (Word Document)
A case study of a detainee, their experiences of detention and the support they received from GDWG.

Art work by Li (PDF)
Art work by Li for the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group, done in the Tinsley House art class.

Art work by Hajri (PDF)
Art work by Hajri for the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group, done in the Tinsley House art class.

Poem by Bishal (PDF)
Poem by Bishal about his experiences in immigration detention.

5) FURTHER INFORMATION AND WHAT TO DO NEXT

What can I do next? (Word Document)
Suggestions about what people can do to support people in immigration detention and the work of GDWG.

Useful links for further information (Word Document)
Links to other websites and sources of information about immigration detention, asylum seekers and refugees.

Draft letter to MP (Word Document)
Draft letter to MP calling for the introduction of a time limit on immigration detention.

Life in the UK quiz (Word Document)
If you are giving a talk to friends, you might want to finish on a comedy note – by getting into teams and seeing how many of the UK citizenship test questions you can get right!

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Speakers

Do you belong to an organisation in the South-East that would like to find out more about immigration detention?

If so, we are always pleased to provide a speaker from our group to come and talk about our work. We also have specially trained speakers to deliver talks in schools. If you would like more information, send us an email.

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