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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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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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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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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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