Seminars / Conferences

Information Morning Preparing for the Arrival of Refugees in Cumbria

We took part in an information morning at the University of Cumbria organised by Carlisle Refugee Action Group and Carlisle One World Centre on the 11th of February, to help prepare for the arrival of refugees in Cumbria. We informed the audience about the situation in Syria and major issues about the refugee crisis.


Afzal Khan MEP Brexit Event

We attended an event on 10 February sponsored by Afzal Khan MEP in the Longsight & district sports & social club. This event was dedicated to listening to people's concerns on the Brexit process to feed this back into the Labour Party. We raised the profile of Syrian refugees and the impact that Brexit will have on them.


Talk About Syria at Men's Group in Warrington

We gave a talk about Syria on 9th February 2017 to a community group in Warrington, along with local charity, CARE UK. We spoke about what is happening in Syria and addressed many misconceptions. The talk was well received with many expressing their support for the people of Syria. Thank you for hosting us.


Voices From Syria at Blackpool Speakeasy

We were invited to present 'Voices From Syria' to Blackpool Speakeasy on 8th February, 2017. It was a great evening and the audience was moved to tears listening to the experiences of Dr Haytham Alhamwi in the Syrian conflict. Here is what the organiser had to say about the event:


Talk at Bridgewater High School

We were invited on the 31st of January 2017 to give a talk with CARE UK about Syria and how to practically help, to young people at Bridgewater High School in Appleton. The young students found the talk very informative with many expressing their support and sympathy for the plight of Syrians. Thank you to Bridgewater High School for inviting us.