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.





Community Champions Awards 2016

MIN were very happy to be finalists in this years Evening Times Community Champions Awards. It was a great event with inspiring community organisations and individuals from across the North West of Glasgow.  It made the front page of the newspaper and the online article has some lovely quotes about our team.

“The Network does an amazing job, especially now, when it’s so important that all the different communities of Scotland come together… Glasgow is very good at doing that – it is the most welcoming city in the world.” – volunteer Kahled Emkidh

community-champion-awardsWe have also been nominated recently for the Charity of the Year Icon Award and Charity & Social Enterprise category of Herald Digital Business Awards for the film ‘A Strong Man’ created by the Men’s Group.

‘Many Cultures Make Glasgow’

Read all about the recent Many Cultures Make Glasgow event hosted by Glasgow Community Planning Partnership in this lovely article by MazeMag. The article features a short film that highlights the purpose of the event and all the great performances that took place that day including our Joyous Choir and the MIN & AlbScott Dancers.

Diversity is celebrated at Many Cultures Make Glasgow event

Daily Record article 18th August 2015

The Daily Record published a great article about the Men’s Group film ‘A Strong Man’ on Tuesday 18th August when the film was launched by mIN, White Ribbon Scotland and Media Co-op

Read the full article here – Refugee Men living in Scotland call for an end to domestic abuse of women



Guardian article 3rd August 2015

MIN and Unity In The Community were mentioned in The Guardian on Monday 3rd August – the article highlights positive stories from people taking action across the world to help refugees, balancing out the hysteria of the tabloids, challenging negative stereotypes, and recognising everyone as human beings with a right to freedom, peace, and human rights.

‘In the Maryhill area of Glasgow, a part of the city that still receives many asylum seekers, Remzije Sherifi runs the Maryhill Integration Network where people from around the world come together in award winning dance and music projects.
“We have established great links between new arrivals and local people. This grows organically from the heart if people can understand why someone would have to flee their country. It’s still hard, there are still people struggling, but there are always doors open”‘

Read the full article here – Give me your tired, your poor…the Europeans embracing migrants.