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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: Far Right Extremism and International Issues

21 March, 2019 - 09:30 to 13:30

Facilitated by Small Steps this is a combined awareness and counter narrative learning session looking at:
• the different types of organisations operating on this issue
• the grooming and training techniques used by the far right
• the signs and symbols used by the far right
• the counter narratives to far right arguments

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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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

Makki Mosque VisitMyMosque Open Day

3 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00

On behalf of the congregation and Events Committee of Makki Mosque, would like to invite you to their Mosque Open Day. 

Makki Mosque is taking part in the national #VisitMyMosque initiative and in the spirit of friendship and conversation hope to give members of the local community an engaging insight into the life of the Mosque and to promote greater understanding of Islam. Makki Mosque anticipate welcoming local people from all walks of life to visit the Mosque and meet with its diverse Muslim congregation.
 

Refugee Awareness Training

A two hour new refugee awareness session delivered by Annabelle Britton - British Red Cross.

Aimed at anyone who wants to raise their awareness because they have a general interest or would like to support refugee and asylum seeking people to volunteer at their organisation. 

The session will:

28 February, 2019 - 10:30 to 12:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

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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