Towards a Borough of Sanctuary

Campaigning to make Sutton a community that welcomes and supports refugees and migrants, and to get Sutton recognised as a ‘Borough of Sanctuary’.

Core principles of the City of Sanctuary Movement

  • Mainstream, grassroots movement – all sectors involved
  • Building bridges between ‘local people’ and refugees
  • Strengthening and broadening refugee support base
  • Dispelling the myths and getting across the real message
  • Celebrating the contribution of refugees to society
  • Creating, supporting and enhancing networks of support
  • Working in partnership to change public attitudes

To show you support of our initiative make Sutton into a recognised Borough of Sanctuary and to keep informed of what we are doing, please sign up as a subscriber or, if you represent an organisation, get them to sign up as a ‘supporter organisation’ – click on “join us” above and follow the instructions on the join us page.