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

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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MiFriendly Cities Social Innovation Project Fights Labour Exploitation in West Midlands

December 22, 2020

Migrant rights activist Ake Achi is using his lived experience to raise awareness of migrant labour exploitation and what needs […]

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Coventry-based eco factory donates over 6,000 pieces of PPE & 1,000 pieces of furniture to community organisations

December 7, 2020

How the FabLab Eco Furniture Factory stepped up to donate over 1,000 pieces of up-cycled furniture to 30 local organisations, […]

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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 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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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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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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European Union & Urban Innovative Actions

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