News & Stories


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

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