MIN Closed for General Election

MIN will be closed from 6pm on Wednesday 11th December 2019 and all day Thursday 12th December due to Maryhill Community Centre being used as a Polling Station, this means there will be NO Family Nest or Youth Group on Wednesday and NO Oasis Women’s Group or Joyous Choir on Thursday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, activities will return as normal the following week for the final sessions before we close for the Festive Season Holidays .

Image by John Mounsey from Pixabay

Right to Vote

As our MIN Voices group have been taking part in a lot of discussion and campaigning around the right to vote recently, we thought it would be good to share some information from Promote the Migrant Vote on who can vote in the upcoming General Election 🗳 find out if you are eligible from the Can I Vote in the General Election? page, you have until midnight on Tuesday 26th November to register to vote and there is also information on how to do this on the page too 🙂 ☑️

The Sea of Paperwork Exhibition @ the CCA

We’re pleased to announce that an Exhibition of The Sea of Paperwork children’s book launched during Refugee Festival Scotland 2019 will be on display at the CCA from Tuesday 12th to Sunday 17th November, with a preview of the Exhibition taking place on Monday 11th November from 6 – 8pm.

Co-curated with Artist Iman Tajik, the exhibition will present the original artwork created by young people through workshops and the process of illustration by Artist Garry Mac that was brought together to create the book in a space where you can experience movement/welcoming. The exhibition launch will also bring together the young people who were involved with the project from all the schools we worked with.

In addition there will be two talks as part of the exhibition:
Discussion with the Workshop Facilitators, Fri 15 Nov, 6pm-8pm, Free but ticketed / All ages
Discussion with the Workshop Participants, Sat 16 Nov, 4pm-6pm, Free but ticketed / All ages

Head to: http://www.cca-glasgow.com/programme/the-sea-of-paperwork-exhibition or our Facebook event page for more info and to book tickets for the discussions.

‘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!


MIN Closed for September Holiday Weekend

MIN will be closed for the September Weekend on Friday 27th and Monday 30th September 2019 as it is a local Public Holiday. There will be no Knitting Group or Football for All session on Monday either. The Office will re-open and normal activities resume on Tuesday 1st October.