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

Thou Shalt Not Hate: Film Screening & Discussion

On Wed 16 Feb 2022, RR was delighted to host the film screening and post-screening discussion of Thou Shalt Not Hate. The film talks about Simone, a renowned surgeon and the son of a Holocaust survivor, who rushes to the scene of a hit-and-run, but when he sees a Nazi tattoo on the victim’s chest, he leaves the man to die violating his Hippocratic Oath as a doctor.

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Mindfulness & Selfacare Workshop

On Thursday, 27/01/2022, we hosted a workshop on how to increase self-awareness and self-care. The workshop was delivered by Ayesha Baig, a registered Counsellor. In this workshop, attendees learnt therapeutic skills via workbook, group sharing, peer work and breath work to improve their self-care. The workshop was interactive, and participants enjoyed the workshop.

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