Community

RR provides community assistance and support to improve lives and promote aspirations of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants, in particular but not exclusively Syrians and other Arabic speakers in the UK. RR has established an advice service that provides support with benefits, job searches, and immigration matters, thus working to improve the economic and social well-being of British Syrian residents and immigrants from other countries, helping them to become self-reliant in their new country. RR also brings the Syrian community together during these difficult times experienced in their mother country through organising social gatherings and monthly seminars that promote constructive discussions. Our activities are open to the public and are highly successful in bringing the Syrian community together with the wider community.
Recent news in Community section

Migration, Solidarity & Criminalisation: Roundtable Discussion

On Saturday, 25 June, we hosted a roundtable discussion on Migration, Criminality, and Criminalisation, featuring perspectives from the UK, Morocco, and France. The discussion centred on the repression of individuals and organisations supporting migrants and refugees amidst challenging environments.

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Our Manchester Strategy 2025 - 2035

On Friday 24 May 2024, we hosted a focus group for Manchester's Arab community as part of “Our Manchester Strategy 2025 – 2035.” This was vital to ensure their voices are heard in city planning. Despite their growing numbers, the Arab community remains underrepresented. The insights gathered will shape Manchester's future.

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Eid al-Fitr Party

On Sunday, 14 April 2024, we had an incredible Eid Party at MEA Central School in Manchester.

With nearly 1000 attendees, the turnout surpassed our expectations, making the atmosphere truly electric! From slides to bouncy castles, face painting to delicious Syrian food, there was something for everyone to enjoy.

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