News & Stories


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

MiFriendly Social Enterprise Helps Coventry Return to Work

September 14, 2020

Over the last 3 months Spring Action Cleaning, a MiFriendly social enterprise supporting refugees and migrants, has been at the […]

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Welcome ‘Spring Action’ to the MiFriendly Family

February 12, 2020

Written by Sahar Sharifi, Communications Officer at CRMC. Spring Action Cleaning was re-launched under the European Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) […]

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Meet social entrepreneur Ali Abdul: How holistic support is helping refugees fulfil their goals

July 10, 2019

Since launching in March 2018, MiFriendly Cities has been developing a holistic employment and skills initiative which aims to go […]

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Refugee Week: MiFriendly Cities Refugee Entrepreneurship & Skills Event

June 17, 2019

Birmingham is celebrating Refugee Week with a series of events starting on Monday (17 June) which will showcase success stories […]

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Social Innovation Pitch Day

May 13, 2019

On Saturday 30 March, MiFriendly Cities held its Social Innovation Pitch Day in Birmingham, where a panel of judges and […]

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MiFriendly Cities event will see migrant innovators pitch for up to £5000 for community projects

March 28, 2019

As a partner in the MiFriendly Cities project, MigrationWork has invited West Midlands residents born outside the UK to come […]

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Social enterprise, community innovation and empowering through language

February 13, 2019

Having moved into the implementation stages of the project, MiFriendly Cities finished 2018 with the successful launch of three initiatives, […]

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Meet social entrepreneur Uyiosa Osawe: Game Changer

February 7, 2019

Uyiosa joined the Evolve Social course with CU Social Enterprise in November 2018, and has now been awarded €5000 from […]

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European Union & Urban Innovative Actions

This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative.