June 2020

Refugee Week 2020: How to cook the perfect Kuku Sabzi

17th June 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

We asked InterAction Drop-in Co-ordinator and Iranian Refugee Jonah Mesgarnezhad, who is also an extremely enthusiastic and talented cook, to share one of his favourite dishes with us to celebrate Refugee Week. The result?! An [...]

Refugee Week 2020: Just Love Newcastle launches 2,700 mile challenge

16th June 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , |

Just Love Newcastle are raising money for Action Foundation by running, walking and cycling 2,700 miles across three weeks, representing a common journey travelled by refugees from Damascus to London. We caught up with Mary [...]

Refugee Week 2020: Local Ambassador MD gets the party started

15th June 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

Refugee Week 15th - 21st June is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20 June, Refugee Week [...]

Action Foundation’s CEO Julian Prior reflects on damaging effects of racism

12th June 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

"The Black Lives Matters protests have given us all an opportunity to reflect on the disturbing prevalence of racism and its deeply damaging effects on people from a BAME background. Not only in America, but [...]

Action Language teacher’s diary – let’s get ready to zoom!

9th June 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , |

Action Language classes came to an abrupt halt in March as the UK went into lockdown and the Covid-19 pandemic turned everyone’s lives upside down. Since then the team have been working incredibly hard to [...]

Meet Helen – Language and Covid-19 Crisis Volunteer and Fundraising extraordinaire!

4th June 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

Our volunteers are total superstars, and once they get started at Action Foundation, they tend to get stuck right into helping in any way that they can. Helen Johnson is a wonderful member of the [...]

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