New Online Resource: Migrant Working Lives website

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New Online Resource: Migrant Working Lives website https://migrantworkinglives.org/ This website is about international migrants’ experiences in and around work – looking for work, doing work (paid and unpaid), leaving work, or being prevented from working. Currently content only covers migrants’ experiences within parts of England, but we would welcome contributions from other places. The material […]

Meet Your Neighbour Festival Evaluation

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Meet Your Neighbour Festival Evaluation The Meet Your Neighbour Festival was a cultural event organized by ICOS (International Community Organisation of Sunderland). It was a project that enabled local communities to celebrate what contributions migrants from different countries of Eastern Europe have made to the local area, while presenting the cultures of the countries they […]

Refugee week ~ A Family Eco Activity at Backhouse Park on 23nd of June 2018

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Refugee Week 2018, held between 18th-24th June, marked the 20th Anniversary of public celebration of its contributions, creativity, and resilience in the UK and worldwide. International Community Organisation of Sunderland’s (ICOS) heartfelt and altruistic involvement in the Refugee Week 2018 is only one example of their involvement and hard work as a charity. ICOS is […]

Charity coastal walk on 3rd of June 2018.

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We would like to thank Peter Curtis who organised the charity coastal walk which took place on 3rd of June 2018. The walk started at 9:30am in Seaburn, Sunderland and finished at 18:00 in Hartlepool, the views were absolutely beautiful and luckily the weather was also great. The walk was 24.4 miles long passing through […]

Cultural Diversity Evening on 15 March 2018

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15/03/18 in Sunderland there was a successful cultural meeting where we all had a great time. This time we learned about Taiwan, Ethiopia, Poland, Slovakia and some health and well-being advice. We also had the opportunity to taste traditional dishes from these countries and participate in workshops. For details of the Chinese calligraphy workshop see: […]