The research is also supported by the following organisations, who have been involved in the project design and continue to collaborate on the research and its dissemination:
GRAMNet aims to bring together researchers and practitioners, NGOs and policy makers working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland. GRAMNet is supporting the research project with advice, use of facilities and staff time.
Migrant Voice is a migrant led organisation set up to develop the skills, capacity and confidence of members of migrant communities, including asylum seekers and refugees, to develop their own strategies to strengthen their voice, participation and representation in the media and at a policy making level, in order for them to participate more fully in society. Migrant Voice is supporting the research project with advice, communications support and staff time.
The Runnymede Trust is the UK’s leading independent race equality think tank. They generate intelligence for a multi-ethnic Britain through research, network building, leading debate, and policy engagement. Runnymede is supporting the research project with advice, communications and public affairs support, and staff time.
For more than 25 years, Scottish Refugee Council has worked to ensure that all refugees in Scotland are treated fairly, with dignity and that their human rights are respected. Scottish Refugee Council is supporting the research project with advice, time and expertise on communications and engagement with policy makers and the media.
From the instigation of the project we have worked with local community organisations to design and conduct the research:
- Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team, Birmingham
- Birmingham Asylum and Refugee Association
- Bradford Resource Centre
- Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action Group
- Foundation for Refugee Education, Cardiff
- Positive Action In Housing, Glasgow
- Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London
- Southall Black Sisters
- Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales
The project also benefits from advice and support from an expert Advisory Group of practitioners and academics.