New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participating fully in New Zealand life
ChangeMakers Refugee Forum is a rights-based, non-government organisation (NGO) representing 15 refugee-background communities in Wellington, New Zealand.
We work towards our vision of New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participating fully in New Zealand life.
Learn more about us here:
- Our People - read about our Board and staff here
- Our Communities - learn who are our 15 refugee background communities here
- Our History - the need for a strong collective refugee voice was first identified in 2001
- Our Strategic Plan - read our latest Strategic Plan here
- Membership - our membership is made of Wellington refugee background communities
Our Board members with Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and MP Golriz Ghahraman
Our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of former refugees generally rather then their communities specifically. We also have 20% representation from other communities.