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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The Message: Film Screening & Discussion

On 19 July 2022, we hosted the film-screening & post-screening discussion of the famous film: The message. It was a great opportunity for youths to understand the story of Islam as depicted by the Syrian Director Mustafa Al Akkad. It was a great watch followed by constructive discussion.

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Lively Debate at RR

On Wednesday 20 July 2022, RR organised a debate on the advantages and disadvantages of interfering in the affairs of others. The debate was facilitated by Dr Mustafa Alachkar who asked audience intriguing questions about the conditions that necessities intervention in the lives of other.

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Eid al-Adha Celebrations

On Saturday and Sunday 9 & 10 July 2022, we held Eid al-Adha Celebrations at our new centre. For 2 consecutive evenings, our centre was open for all to come and celebrate Eid with their families, friends and loved ones. Lots of fun activities, competitions, games, and sweets were organised and everyone, especially the kids had an exciting time.

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HIVE: Film Screening & Discussion

On Wednesday 19 May 2022, we hosted the film screening and post-screening discussion of the film “Hive” at our centre in Longsight. It is an award-winning film and a true story of resilience and hope with strong parallels to the story of many Syrian women and families. HIVE is a powerful tribute to everyday women who quietly, and against the odds, change lives.

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