Hongkongers’ Migrants’ Aspiration Programme (HKMAP)

Hongkongers’ Migrants’ Aspiration Programme (HKMAP) Poster

Migrants’ Rights Network (MRN) has received funding from the Greater London Authority to offer the MAP programme to Hong Kong migrants in the UK. This training programme will be delivered in collaboration with Hongkongers in Britain (HKB), and will seek to support our participants’ development as community and political leaders.


What is MAP?

The Hongkongers’ Migrants’ Aspiration Programme (HKMAP) is a FREE six month training course for any Hong Kong migrant looking to lead and make a difference in their community. 

The sessions will include specialist modules from experts on campaigning, democratic participation and lobbying, storytelling, and media training.


Topics include:

  • Immigration in the UK
  • Leadership & Creating Change
  • Campaigning & Media Training
  • Community Organising
  • Democracy and Lobbying
  • UK Government and Parliament
  • Funding/ Job Opportunities


Skills you will learn:

  • How to be self-aware and be an advocate for yourself and the community you represent
  • How to build a campaign and tell your story in the media
  • How to assess your environment and develop solutions to problems that affect your community 
  • How to build your network and work with your community
  • How to be an effective and confident leader
  • How to engage with the democratic process in the UK


Programme Schedule

MAP is a six month programme, and will take place from Sep 2023 to Feb 2024.

Sessions will be held once a month in English.

Location: hybrid (both online and in person in London)



23-09-2023 (SAT)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Introduction & Immigration in the UK

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm How can we make a difference

21-10-2023 (SAT)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Leadership and Creative Change

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Sharing your own aspiration 

18-11-2023 (SAT)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Campaigning

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Media Training 

16-12-2023 (SAT)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Community Organising

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Democracy and Lobbying (Civil Society)

20-01-2024 (SAT)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Democracy and Lobbying (Government)

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Democracy and Lobbying (Parliament)

10-02-2024 (SAT)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Finding your opportunity and Conclusion


How to apply

To learn more and apply, please email s.cheng@migrantsrights.org.uk
Deadline of application: 23:59 on 20 September 2023 (WED)

Because we are funded by the Greater London Authority, the programme will prioritise residents in Greater London.

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