‘Under the Jasmine Tree’ nominated for Charity Film Awards

Please vote for ‘Under the Jasmine Tree’, the wonderful film MIN made in partnership with St Fillan’s Primary School and Media Co-op which has been nominated in this year’s Charity Film Awards, by clicking the link below. Launched during Refugee Festival Scotland 2019 ‘Under the Jasmine Tree’ is an animation created by Saint Fillan’s Primary School pupils, based on an original poem written by Glasgow-based Syrian poet and MIN Volunteer Saffanna. You can watch the film via the voting page or by visiting our MIN Films page. Winning the award would be a fantastic recognition for all the hard work that the children, their Teacher and MIN and Media Co-op Staff & Volunteers put into the project so your support would be greatly appreciated!

https://charityfilmawards.com/videos/under-the-jasmine-tree-1

MIN Director Wins Spotlight Award

Huge congratulations to our Director Rema on winning the Spotlight Award at the Scottish Women’s Business Awards on Sunday 19th May 2019! You can read more about the Rema and the awards here and about Rema’s journey and how she came to join MIN here in articles from the Evening Times.

Scottish Women in Business Awards 2019 hosted by Jane McCarry at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow – 19 May 2019 – © Julie Broadfoot // Juliebee – www.juliebee.uk

MIN wins SEMSA Award

MIN is delighted and honoured to have received the Community Project of the Year – Active Life Award at the Scottish Ethnic Minority Sports Association Sport and Community Awards on Friday 6th April 2018.

MIN Staff, Board Members and Volunteers at SEMSA Awards evening

AGM 2017

Thanks to everyone who attended our AGM on Tuesday 5th September and gave us the opportunity to share our achievements from 2016-17! Wonderful to end the afternoon with Gujurati dancing from volunteer Mina and some of the Colours of Life dancers.

For more info on the presentation from our Development Worker, Rose, on her Winston Churchill Memorial Trust UK fellowship award, looking at Arts & Integration, please visit her blog: https://rfilippiblog.wordpress.com

MIN’s Director inducted into Saltire Society’s Outstanding Women of Scotland

MIN is delighted to report that our Director, Remzije Sherifi, has been honoured and inducted into the Saltire Society’s “Outstanding Women of Scotland” with 9 other women from the arts, culture, politics, activism and science this year.  From the GWL website: “Created in partnership with Glasgow Women’s Library, the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ community aims to recognise and celebrate remarkable Scottish women from all walks of life who have made an outstanding contribution to Scottish society.”

To mark the occasion each inductee was presented with a limited edition print from Edinburgh-based print maker Jessica Crisp at a special event at Glasgow Women’s Library on 7th March 2017 . Previous inductees include First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, J.K. Rowling and Annie Lennox.