Asylum seekers and refugees are people just like us. They should not be punished for fleeing danger and seeking help. Seeking asylum is not a crime.
People Just Like Us is an organization that seeks to change minds and hearts to change policy.
We run talks that offer refugees in the community and in our organization a platform to talk about their experiences and lives, and to share their stories with the public.
With greater public awareness of the fact that refugees really are People Just Like us, we hope to build a more welcoming and accepting Australia whose government does not rely on fear, racism, and cruel 'border protection' policies in order to gain popularity.