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We need Nestor - very urgent call to solidarity

18 Jul 2018 - 13:44 by michelle.foster

We’ve been asked by RAPAR to circulate this information:

19 July 2018, between 9 and 10am tomorrow morning outside Dallas Court, Salford, M50 2GF

The Home Office have rejected Nestor's application and told him to present at Dallas Court on 19 July 2018.  David and Branwen McHugh, longstanding members of the Central Manchester Quaker Meeting who worked with Nestor for several years on the boaz trust  winter nightshelter project for destitute men write as follows:

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Call for volunteers - NHS70 and Windrush70 event - Saturday 23 June

21 Jun 2018 - 09:25 by michelle.foster

The Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) are looking to recruit volunteers to provide support and assistance at the Greater Manchester NHS70 and Windrush70 Health Walk and Festival celebration event this Saturday (23 June) at Alexandra Park, Russell St, Manchester M16 7JL.

The Theme of the day is ‘Celebrating the Contribution of Migration to the NHS’ and will recognise the invaluable and irreplaceable contribution that the Windrush generation – and all BME communities – have made to the NHS since it was formed in 1948.

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Refugee World Cup, Family Fun Day and Refugee Cultural celebration on Saturday 23 June 2018

25 May 2018 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

You are invited to participate in the Refugee World Cup, Family Fun Day and Refugee Cultural celebration on Saturday 23 June 2018, at Albert Park, Grecian Street, M7 1JF. The event is part of the Refugee Week celebration. Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural, sport and educational activities and events that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and to create better understanding between different communities and to encourage successful integration enabling refugees to live in safety and to continue making a valuable contribution to the UK.

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Manchester Refugee Support Network – Young Refugee Employment Support project

4 May 2018 - 10:57 by michelle.foster

Manchester Refugee Support Network have recently launched a Young Refugee Employment Support project aimed at tackling the unacceptably high levels of unemployment amongst Manchester’s refugee community. Manchester Refugee Support Network

Are you between 16 and 25? Looking for work?

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More research needed to support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) older people to avoid becoming social isolated

27 Apr 2018 - 11:16 by michelle.foster

A new report published by Ambition for Ageing calls for more research into the experiences of older Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in Greater Manchester in order to tackle social isolation. Ambition for Ageing

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Unity and Community in Football: celebrating Cameroonian Heritage

27 Apr 2018 - 11:10 by michelle.foster

The charity Ensemble Manchester is grateful to have received a grant of £29,900 from the Lottery Heritage Fund. The project, made possible thanks to National Lottery players, will explore the culture of Manchester residents with a Central African background, particularly Cameroon. Ensemble Manchester

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Barly belongs here

27 Apr 2018 - 10:57 by michelle.foster

This information is being circulated on behalf of RAPAR.

Please show and share your solidarity with Barly Koyangbwa, Leading Member of RAPAR and tireless helper and organiser with refugee people within many organisations in Greater Manchester and Nationally. Contact admin@rapar.org.uk if you have an event or meeting that Barly may speak at and sign and share this petition: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/barly-belongs-here

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Black screens film festival – film screenings

27 Apr 2018 - 10:55 by michelle.foster

Black screens film festival is dedicated to showcase black related films and documentaries. The main goal of the festival is to create a platform where the audience can learn more about black history, what black people went through during slavery, how they have progressed since then, and the mental struggles they face in today’s society. Films

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Information on plans to commemorate the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack

11 Apr 2018 - 12:29 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018. We love Manchester Chairty

Those affected by those terrible events will want to mark the date in different ways, so the programme is varied and takes different forms, to make sure that people can feel connected to it.

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