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Group Mentorship Pilot Program

Group Mentorship Pilot Program

CRSA’s Group Mentorship Pilot Program (2020) In early 2020, as Australia responded to the global coronavirus pandemic, our international borders were largely closed to humanitarian entrants and other migrants. This stymied efforts by the Community Refugee Sponsorship...

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Latest Event

New Program Intake – Public Information Sessions

New Program Intake – Public Information Sessions

  • Date: July 22, 2021
  • Start: 12:00 pm

A new opportunity to mentor refugees in Australia - Group Mentorship Program Round 2: Last year, with Australia’s refugee resettlement program largely paused due to the pandemic, we implemented a pilot program that screened and trained local groups of volunteers to...

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Latest Video

Latest Publication

Community Sponsorship Explainer

Community Sponsorship Explainer

  • File type: pdf
  • File size: 329KB

Australia has a proud tradition of offering refugees the chance to rebuild their lives in safety throughout resettlement. Community refugee sponsorship can unlock the goodwill of ordinary Australians to help refugees successfully settle and integrate in their local...

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Group Mentorship Pilot Program

Group Mentorship Pilot Program

CRSA’s Group Mentorship Pilot Program (2020) In early 2020, as Australia responded to the global coronavirus pandemic, our international borders were largely closed to humanitarian entrants and...

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Our history – An in depth look

Our history – An in depth look

Community sponsorship of refugees is a growing global phenomenon which can improve and expand refugee resettlement opportunities through harnessing the resources and networks of local volunteer...

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Community sponsorship in Canada

Community sponsorship in Canada

  • Watch time: 01:37
  • Tags: International Videos

Ordinary Canadians have sponsored more than 325,000 refugees since the late 1970s, in addition to those resettled under the government-assisted program.

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Community Sponsorship in the UK

Community Sponsorship in the UK

  • Watch time: 01:46
  • Tags: International Videos

Groups in small towns and large cities all around the United Kingdom have seized the opportunity to sponsor refugees caught up in the Syrian crisis. 'I know people are saying what you are doing is a...

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Community Sponsorship Explainer

Community Sponsorship Explainer

  • File type: pdf
  • File size: 329KB

Australia has a proud tradition of offering refugees the chance to rebuild their lives in safety throughout resettlement. Community refugee sponsorship can unlock the goodwill of ordinary...

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2019 CRSI Position Paper

2019 CRSI Position Paper

  • File type: pdf
  • File size: 468KB

In early 2018, a number of concerned organisations joined together to form the Community Refugee SponsorshipInitiative (CRSI) – the Refugee Council of Australia, Save the Children Australia, Amnesty...

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