SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATION - £800,000 investment from the UK Border Agency to turn the 'cattleshed' at Lunar House into a Welcome Centre
SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATION - Tees Valley CITIZENS for Sanctuary persuade the Border Agency to provide travel expenses to people who travel to Stockton and commit to finding 'local reporting centres for local people'
CITIZEN ACTION - South Wales CITIZENS for Sanctuary sets up internship scheme for refugees and people seeking sanctuary in Wales
PUBLIC ACTION - 30 CITIZENS welcome Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai to meeting they helped broker with Mayor Johnson and succeeded in winning the PM's backing for the Zimbabwe Strategic Internship Scheme
PUBLIC ACTION - Over 60 people march from Middlesbrough to Stockton to highlight the injustice of having to walk 12 miles to report to the Border Agency. Covered on BBC radio and tv, and in local press.
SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATION - 3 new locations for 'Friends of Lunar House' service agreed by the UK Border Agency
CITIZEN ACTION - £20,000 worth of vouchers exchanged per month in 9 locations across the UK to ensure that people forced to live on vouchers have access to cash for essentials
SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATION - 5 places at Manchester Metropolitan University worth a total of £75,000 secured for young people seeking sanctuary
PUBLIC CAMPAIGNING - Over 1,000 CITIZENS for Sanctuary supporters from across the UK turn out for the historic Strangers into Citizens rally on May 4th
CITIZEN ACTION - 50 internships offered in businesses, charities & public sector to give Zimbabweans the skills and experience they need to rebuild their country