On Monday 20th January 2020 Rethink Rebuild Society hosted a Celebration of life for Dina Newton-Edwards, who sadly passed away on Thursday 2 January.
Dina was a true friend of us. She was an inspiration. She did so very much to support Syrian refugees and she was the reason many people learned about Syria and volunteered to help them.
On Sunday 5 January 2020, Rethink Rebuild Society hosted the first lecture in 2020 about the role of humanitarian NGOs in responding to the Syrian Crisis. The lecture was provided by the humanitarian activist Mr Mazen Al Hossaini who shared his knowledge and experience through working with different Syrian and International NGOs.
As part of Erasmus Plus Training Programme, RR's manager Dr Haytham Alhamwi provided a talk on 17 December 2019 at Sharon Youth Centre on 17 December 2019. The program hosted participants from 9 different countries. The talk highlighted many areas related to the refugees crisis and the root cause of the influx of Syrian influx outside their country.
Journalist Leonore Schick reported to Associated Press (AP) about the 3rd annual Celebrating Syria Festival which was held in various locations across Manchester between 2 and 9 November 2019. Leonore reported on the main events that happened in the first two days of the festival. Thank you Leonore and AP for covering part of the festival