EBE-Employment is an initiative to promote equitable recruitment of experts by experience. We believe that people with lived experience of the UK immigration and asylum system have the best insights to lead conversations, service design, campaigns, policy initiatives, and the charitable sector should work more ‘with’ people and less ‘for’ and ‘to’ people who are refugees and migrants. Providing practical employment support and involving people with lived experience in the workforce is an essential step to achieving this goal.
This initiative works to establish a movement of charitable organisations, salaried staff, volunteers and experts by experience in the UK migrant and refugee sector who together create pathways to lived experience leadership.
Our activities are: