‘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

Joyous Choir returns to Thursdays

Our Joyous Choir returns to Thursday evenings from tonight, come and join them from 5.30 – 7.30pm. You can find out more about what being part of the Choir means to the members in this video below that featured as part of an article published by The Sunday Post in December 2018.

You can read the full article here:

https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/watch-no-one-can-take-away-their-right-to-sing-how-one-small-choir-is-helping-to-give-scotlands-asylum-seekers-a-voice/?fbclid=IwAR1mqzNuFxpaLtePh5RO5CRBIE8vTauevG_USgvkJxTs8e2ooYqp0Qn3zuM

Scotland Welcomes Refugees

MIN was visited by the Scottish Government Equalities Secretary Angela Constance on Wednesday 2nd November 2016 to meet with Syrian families to discuss their experiences of living in Scotland, as part of a new strategy to welcome refugees.

You can read more about the strategy here.

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MIN wins Charity and Social Enterprise Award

MIN was delighted to win an award at this year’s Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards for our Men’s Group film ‘A Strong Man’ made with our partners Media Co-op.

‘The Charity and Social Enterprise Award sponsored by the Wheatley Group was split into Local and National campaigns due to the volume of entries. The Local award was awarded to Maryhill Integration Network and the National award went to Cahonas Scotland. Evelyn McDowall, digital lead at Wheatley Group said: “We were delighted to be part of the Scottish Digital Business awards and would like to congratulate all the winners. The quality and scope of the entries was outstanding and everyone involved deserves to be a winner.’  See full article here.

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