Helping Refugees Past and Present

On Friday 11 October 2019. our wonderful colleagues Miss Dana Sharkas and Dr Moaz El Sayed were invited to participate in a panel discussion called "Helping Refugees Past and Present"at St Peters House in Manchester. The event was organised as part of Journeys Festival 2019 and highlighted why people engage in refugee work, and what challenges they encounter.


Celebrating the ARC Project 15th Anniversary

On Tuesday 24 September, RR joined the ARC Project Blackburn in celebrating their fifteen (15) year anniversary. The event took place at Wesley Hall Methodist Church in Blackburn and it was a great opportunity for all of us to celebrate the outstanding work that ARC Project does to help refugees and asylum seekers rebuilding their lives.


Roundtable with Participants from Syrian Diaspora Leaders Programme

On Wednesday 19 June 2019 we hosted a roundtable with participants from Syrian diaspora leaders programme in the UK. The event was part of Common Purpose’s programme which aims to build the capacity of Syrian leaders in the diaspora to contribute to Syria and the diaspora community.


Film Screening: Nae Pasaran

On Sunday 28 April 2019, we hosted the screening of Nae Pasaran (2018), which reveals the tremendous impact made by Scottish factory workers 40 years ago against Pinochet’s Air Force in Chile. The workers refused to repair the warplanes engine in an act of solidarity against the violent military coup in Chile.


RR attends the APPG launch of the inquiry into a working definition of Islamophobia

Rethink Rebuild Society attended The APPG on British Muslims roadshow launch of the inquiry into a working definition of Islamophobia on Sunday, 14 April 2019. The event was hosted by Afzal Khan MP, the vice-chair of the APPG. In his talk, Afzal Khan urged local authorities to adopt the APPG definition as part of their effort to counter Islamophobia in all its forms.