UK Asylum through the Pandemic

Research by Hamse Abdilahi, contributor to Thrive Global and Columnist for the Aliberg Post. Read more

The Book of Homelessness

The first ever graphic novel created by created by people affected by homelessness. Read more

The UK’s shameful environment: An apology

Asylum seekers suffer terribly in the UK. Ruth Cigman says sorry. Read more

What's in a name?

Names can be rich with meaning and history. A name is like a word of welcome into the world. A blog post by Cotton Tree co-founder Ruth Cigman. Read more

New research reveals adverse effects of discrimination on asylum seeker mental health

Cotton Tree co-founder Sohail speaks about his work on how discrimination and other factors can affect mental health in people seeking asylum. Read more

Doing a simple act this Refugee Week

This Refugee Week, inspired by Counterpoints Arts, we wanted to do a small, simple act to stand with refugees. Read more

The Cotton Tree celebrates black lives.

We're launching a Black Lives Project to honour and celebrate the lives of black people. Read more

Cotton Tree friend wins art prize

Our inspirational art teacher Katie Sollohub has won The Derwent Art Prize! Read more

Lockdown diaries: Six weeks under quarantine

It has been six weeks since we were told to stay home and social distance to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Read more

Lockdown diaries: Prince Ivan’s choice

At our weekly storytelling workshops via Zoom, we often explore stories that can help us navigate our own lives. Read more