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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Refugee Action Campaign to Let Refugees Learn

Rethink Rebuild Society helped Refugee Action in a campaign to let refugees learn. Our role in providing refugees with an opportunity to volunteer and practice their English was highlighted as highly constructive in the process of their integration into their new British community.

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Orient News TV Interview on work of Rethink Rebuild Society

Orient News TV has done a report on the work of Rethink Rebuild Society and at the end of that report it interviewed RR's Managing Director Dr Haytham Alhamwi. Dr Alhamwi spoke about some of the different aspects of our work and highlighted some of the points that helped RR to succeed in its work and some of the internal and external obstacles RR is facing.

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Movie Night: Samba

To celebrate Refugee Week, Rethink Rebuild Society teamed up with Amnesty Manchester to host a screening of the film Samba on 23 June, which deals with the story of a Senegalese migrant facing deportation from France. Afterwards, we had an enlightening discussion drawing out the similarities with problems faced by Syrian refugees in Europe.

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