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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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Manchester Spirit Walks with Europia

7 Nov 2018 - 14:48 by michelle.foster

With Brexit fast approaching, it’s important to find creative ways of connecting the communities and individuals to the place they live in. Europia know that when individuals feel connected to the city they live in there is more pride, less fear, more familiarity, which leads to confidence to make use of what best the city has to offer them. This is why Europia decided to organise 5 city centre walks which will cover sites connected with the growth of Manchester as the world’s first industrial city and its importance as a centre for peace and radical political activity.

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MACFEST – Muslim Arts and Culture Festival

17 November, 2018 (All day) to 25 November, 2018 (All day)

MACFEST is the first Muslim Arts and Culture Festival in the UK. MACFEST’s mission is to celebrate arts, culture and diversity and to connect communities throughout Greater Manchester and beyond. MACFEST

MACFEST will offer an enticing feast of over 50 events in 9 days across Greater Manchester, celebrating the rich heritage of the Muslim diaspora communities.

Spirit of Manchester Story - A family who laughs, cries and works together for change

1 Oct 2018 - 09:42 by tony.russ

Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST) is a diverse organisation that supports and empowers women seeking asylum, although it goes far beyond that. In addition to campaigning and advocating rights for everyone going through the asylum system, they provide a weekly drop in session every Friday from 10am – 3pm.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - "He's improved so much since he started, and he'll improve more"

28 Sep 2018 - 09:45 by tony.russ

Since May this year, Refugees & Mentors and Rainbow Haven have worked in partnership to expand the Rainbow Haven Work Club in Gorton. The Work Club is part of Rainbow Haven's community drop-in, offering support and activities for refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - From needing support with everything to volunteering to support others

27 Sep 2018 - 10:02 by tony.russ

The Ethnic Health Forum is a Rusholme-based charity which offers a range of services to local residents. They have been working in the area for around four years, providing counselling and mental health support, health information and support with welfare benefits and employment related issues. Because of the community they work in, most of the people who use the service speak Arabic, although they are open to everybody. They also involve people as volunteers. 

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National Public Survey on Ethnic Inequalities and Severe Mental Illness

18 Sep 2018 - 16:20 by michelle.foster

Synergi Collaborative Centre would appreciate your assistance in helping to identify the top priorities for research on ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness in the UK. This is an important national survey and is the first of its kind, helping to shape the future research agenda, and to involve those with lived experience of mental illness and the public, as well as scientists and clinicians. Synergi

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Macc is a recruiting a new Chair of Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:32 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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