Yasmine Nahlawi from Rethink Rebuild Society spoke at an event in the House of Lords on 14 June. The event was hosted by Baroness Sally Hamwee and chaired by Jonathan Brown from the group Lib Dems for Syrian Freedom, Peace and Reconstruction.
We attended a conference on Community Action and Social Power on 19 May 2016, where we met a delegation of social workers, youth workers and community workers from Sweden. We were able to share best practice to address the challenges faced by refugees and also to learn best practices from Sweden that we can implement here.
We presented in International Alert's 'Building peace from the bottom up in Syria: Community-based peacebuilding from Aleppo to London' on Tuesday 3 May in London.
Our Refugee Support Coordinator participated in the panel and spoke about the experiences of Syrian refugees in the UK and what we are doing to help them integrate into British society.