Our Annual Public Meeting, 2021

On Friday 12 Nov 2021 we held our annual public meeting with the Syrian community in Manchester at Birch Community Centre. The meeting provided us the opportunity to give updates about the work we carried out in the last year most especially during the lockdown.


Community research: Belonging in neighbourhoods for dispersed communities

On Thursday, 11 Nov 2021, Dr Moaz El Sayed, our Research & Advocacy Officer was invited by Ambition for Ageing to a seminar called: Community research: Belonging in neighbourhoods for dispersed communities’. Dr El Sayed spoke about some points related to conducting research reflecting on our experience in conducting research with elderly refugees.


The Walk: The 1st Workshop for Little Amal

On Friday 15/10/2021, we were delighted to host the first workshop on creating and designing a handmade patchwork quilt with messages of welcome to “Little Amal". The patches will all be joined together to form a quilt that will be offered to Little Amal when she arrives to Greater Manchester.


My Jerusalem: A solo Performance & Post-Show Discussion

Wed 13 Oct 2021, RR Board Member, Dr Mustafa Alachkar, facilitated a post-show discussion with writer and performer Avital Raz at HOME Manchester. My Jerusalem is a solo performance derived from a song. A politically charged tale of a drunken one night stand, infused with stories of growing up in 80s Israel.