Bradford - City of Sanctuary

City of Sanctuary

After a campaign in 2008 Bradford was recognized as a 'City of Sanctuary' on 18 November 2010. It is " a place where a broad range of local organizations, community groups and faith communities, as well as local government are publicly committed to welcoming and including people seeking sanctuary." The city has a history of welcoming and including newcomers from all corners of the world.

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