News & Stories


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

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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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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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: Starting a Professional in the UK

March 3, 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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European Union & Urban Innovative Actions

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