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Manchester BME Network /National Heritage Lottery Fund Capacity Support – new cohort

21 Mar 2019 - 12:26 by michelle.foster

The Manchester BME Network (MBME) Network will soon be starting their third capacity support cohort with the National Heritage Lottery Fund. This project aims to help members who are ready or are very serious about applying for a Heritage Grant. Manchester BME Network

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MRSN Shared Routes Project launch event

26 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 14:00

Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) invites you to the launch event for their Shared Routes Project.

This event will provide an opportunity to refugees, asylum seekers or people of migrant background to get a better understanding about MRSN’s new community development project, Shared Routes Project. It will be running from 2019-2022 and is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Shared Routes project aims at training both people who are part of refugee community organisations and individuals who want to become more engaged in community work.

A ‘call out’ to the BME community to assist with a photographic campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer

8 Mar 2019 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

This is a call out to the BEM/BAME community for individuals that have gone through prostate cancer/investigation journey.

Ian Smith is a freelance photographer, and, looking to continue/develop his work surrounding the awareness and early diagnosis of prostate cancer. To continue his work, Ian would like to invite subjects with a lived experience of prostate cancer, or, prostate investigation.

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Manchester BME Network – Love Our City

21 Feb 2019 - 10:43 by michelle.foster

Love Our City is a project funded through RadEqual, Manchester City Council. The RadEqual programme is based on rethinking radicalisation and recognising the challenges relating to our collective understanding of prejudice, hate and extremism which are all very complex issues. The programme recognises that part of the solutions to these big issues has to involve people and the places where they live. Manchester BME Network

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Love Our City – Chai and Chat: Understanding online safety and social media

25 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 16:30

Facilitated by the Peace Museum (Bradford) this event is focused on looking at the increasing use of social media and online platforms; it provides a broad understanding of this issue, building knowledge and awareness in the community.

To book a place, email: office@manchesterbmenetwork.co.uk, or contact Fiona McInroy on 0781 153 1160 / Atiha Chaudry 0778 051 4143

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ESOL beginners – Get ready for ESOL Entry 1

This course will help you to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English. It will help you get ready to move onto an accredited course in the future to be able to take City and Guilds exams.

Course Reference: C3843073

28 February, 2019 - 12:30 to 18 July, 2019 - 12:30
Community Point, 551 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M8 9HZ

Windrush Day Grants – apply by 21 January 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:29 by michelle.foster

The Government has announced the launch of a new funding pot for projects that will celebrate and commemorate the Windrush Generation and their contribution to the country. Windrush Day, which will take place on 22 June 2019, will be the focal point of these projects. gov.uk

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Refugee Week leadership project

9 Nov 2018 - 09:56 by michelle.foster

This is a new opportunity for emerging leaders from refugee backgrounds to support the production of Refugee Week 2019. Refugee Week

Funded by Ben and Jerry’s Foundation, the new Refugee Week leadership project aims to ensure the perspectives and expertise of people who have experienced displacement are at the heart of Refugee Week.

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