‘Refugees Welcome’ Loraine Masiya Mponela, CARAG
Speech delivered by Loraine Masiya Mponela to the Scrap the Anti-Refugee Bill Day of Action, 20/10/21, Coventry
Loraine Mponela is originally from Malawi and has lived in UK since 2008. She now lives in Coventry where she is an active member and chair of the Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action group (CARAG). She is also a board member for several refugee/migrants charities in the UK, including the Sisters not Strangers Coalition. She is a community organiser, a migrants rights campaigner with frequent media appearances, and a poet. Loraine has a lovely son, Comfort.
This material is part of the Covid Chronicles from the Margins project, funded by The Open University and The Hague. The project aims to highlight the impact of the pandemic on refugees, asylum seekers & undocumented migrants.
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