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Arts and Refugees: History, Impact and Future

An insightful report from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation exploring the knowledge and understanding of arts and refugees.

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Refugee art
Refugee art
  • For Everyone

Arts and Refugees: History, Impact and Future

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Type of Resource

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation

About this resource

This article highlights how art activities can enhance community cohesion and support immigrants integrate into our community. The report was commissioned in 2007 by Arts Council England, London, the Baring
Foundation and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to address the community cohesion policy at the time, but the findings are still relevant today.

Why we recommend this resource

This is an excellent resource for anyone who is interested in using art to enhance community cohesion and integration. The report provides case studies of various art community projects with refugees and gives some recommendations for improved practice.

Goals met by this resource

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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