News & Stories


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

‘Digital Badges’ for participants to mark the completion of the MiFriendly Cities project

May 28, 2021

To mark the completion of the MiFriendly Cities project, and acknowledge the incredible contribution made by participants across the 3 […]

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Hope House community space opens

May 13, 2021

On Wednesday 19th May, we celebrated the opening of Hope House. Attendees to this online event could see the space […]

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Pamoja Music – funded by MiFriendly Cities – wins ‘Connecting Communities Award’

March 18, 2021

Pamoja Music UK, led by Coventry’s Mamajay Juliet and One Nation Studios, won the ‘Connecting Communities Award’ at the 2021 […]

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MiFriendly Cities celebrates 3 years of the project at its ‘Share Our Journey’ online event

On 10th March MiFriendly Cities partners and participants came together to share our learning and experiences with over 100 other […]

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Migrant Voice Newsroom team interview MiFriendly Cities’ Peter Barnett CBE

February 23, 2021

MiFriendly Cities includes Newsroom and Media Lab sessions, run by Migrant Voice, which have allowed participants to work with staff and […]

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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 Amongst 10 Best Projects in its Field

October 12, 2020

The MiFriendly Cities Team is excited to share that the project has been chosen as a finalist in The Innovation […]

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

“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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European Union & Urban Innovative Actions

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