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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Syrian Women Volunteer to Help Manchester's Homeless: Week 2

For the second week in a row, a group of Manchester's Syrian women cooked traditional dishes and distributed to the city's homeless on 4 November in partnership with Coffee4Craig charity. On 5 November, one of these women, Dr. Alia Alshawaf, reflected on their joint experience on BBC Radio Manchester.

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Journeys Festival Weekender Fair

We participated in Journeys Festival International's Weekender Fair on 14th and 15th of October 2017. In this Festival, we had a stall for Rethink Rebuild Society in which artist Abdullah Anezi held a calligraphy workshop and wrote people's names for them in Arabic. We also had information on female detainees in Syria with letters for people to sign to their MPs.

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