Evaluation of Community Sponsorship in the UK

Between January 2017 and January 2019, a team of researchers from IRiS at University of Birmingham conducted 112 interviews with refugees, CS volunteers and thought leaders. Their evaluation uncovers both the long-lasting positive impact of the scheme, and the challenges faced by groups and resettled families.

You can read their full report here.

Executive Summaries and practical tips from their research are available here.

Professor Reyes Soto has reflected on her time meeting Community Sponsorship "super volunteers" here.

And, Professor Phillmore has written a blog about their research here

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