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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?! [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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