News & Stories


Read our latest news and stories about the MiFriendly Project and other related news.

Farisai Brings the Power of Holistic Healing to Wolverhampton Locals

October 23, 2020

Fleeing abuse in Zimbabwe, Farisai arrived in the UK in 2008. During Black History Month, her story of hardships and […]

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MiFriendly Cities presents ‘Beyond’, a Black History Month e-magazine created by migrants

October 20, 2020

Migrant Voice and MiFriendly Cities present ‘Beyond’, an e-magazine for Black History Month, created by migrants participating in our West […]

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Victor’s Story: From MiFriendly Cities Participant to Project Manager

October 12, 2020

“In a World that is often unkind to people of African descent, it is important to remind everyone of the […]

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Asylum Seeker Turned Social Innovator – How Faye Found Hope in Helping Others

October 5, 2020

Faye had to overcome many obstacles to obtain refugee status, but her drive to learn and community-focused mindset has meant […]

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MiFriendly Cities Uses Schools Network to Support Migrants with Legal Rights and Processes

September 28, 2020

Photo by Dylan Ferreira on Unsplash Background Central England Law Centre (CELC) is one of 11 partners contributing resources and skills to deliver […]

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Birmingham SML Project Hosts Special Guest, Scotland’s Poet Laureate Jackie Kay

July 8, 2020

Written by Dawn Murray Photo by Dylan Ferreira on Unsplash On Monday 29th of June Birmingham Share My Language project […]

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MiFriendly Cities’ Health Champions Help Combat Coronavirus Misinformation

April 14, 2020

When we are facing a global pandemic such as the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, both digital and real-world ‘word-of-mouth’ can result […]

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Facebook Rhymetimes: Connecting Communities Digitally

Recent guidelines on social distancing and staying at home due to COVID-19 have undoubtedly had an impact on the delivery […]

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Inspiring Women: How Alesha is ‘Doing it Alone’

February 21, 2020

Data shows that female migrants are more vulnerable to discrimination and mistreatment than their male counterparts (Migration Data Portal, 2020), […]

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