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.
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TED Talks: How Cognitive Surplus Will Change the World?

In partnership with Culture Entanglement, Rethink Rebuild Society hosted two community discussions in Arabic about TED Talks. On Sunday 28th November, Dr Nada Albunni talked about the idea behind TED Talks and how important it is for the Arab communities to get involved in this project which is a good way to learn about key issues being discussed in world nowadays.

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Session on Domestic Abuse

On Wed 10 Nov 2021, Rethink Rebuild Society hosted a session on domestic abuse. The session was delivered by Safety 4 Sisters and focused on what support and advice can be offered to women experience abuse (especially women from a migrant background) or to anyone that is concerned about a woman they know.

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"Bringing Assad to Justice" Film Screening & Discussion

In partnership with the Syrian British Council we hosted on Tuesday 2 November a film screening of "Bringing Assad to Justice" followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers Anne Daly and Ronan Tynan. The film is a remarkable story of efforts against the odds to make one of the worst regimes of our time accountable for heinous crimes without parallel since the Nazis.

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