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Simple Acts

The Simple Acts campaign is about inspiring people to use simple, everyday actions to change perceptions of refugees.

Creatively produced by Counterpoints Arts, Simple Acts consists of a series of actions that anyone can do to help us show solidarity with refugees, learn more about refugee experiences and make new connections in our communities.

The philosophy of Simple Acts is that by encouraging lots of people to do these simple, seemingly insignificant acts – read a book, tell a story or share a dish – we can begin to remove barriers between communities and make lasting changes to the world around us. Thousands of people have taken part in Simple Acts since it was founded in 2009, particularly in schools and educational settings, and often during Refugee Week. A special ’20 Simple Acts’ campaign was launched for Refugee Week’s 20th anniversary in 2018.