Community Voices: Looking at the Impact of European Migration on Communities in Birmingham
New Europeans and CSV initiative
Although there are more than 2.3 million non-British EU citizens living, studying and working in the UK, very little accurate demographic information exists about this important segment of the population. With debates about the impact of migration dominating mainstream media and public discourse, it is often hard to separate fact from fiction.
New Europeans, an association championing the rights of European citizens, is teaming up with CSV, the UK’s leading volunteering and social action charity, to deliver Community Voices, a European Commission funded initiative that seeks to explore the impact of European migrants on communities across the UK, and to promote dialogue between community actors and EU migrants.
Community Voices comprises a programme of six seminars in six local communities designed to examine the impact of European migrants on local services and develop a report on that impact, offering a space for discussion between community actors and EU migrants in the process.
The event in Birmingham is the fourth seminar in this initiative.