Category Archive for "Blog"

West London Citizens Celebrates 5 Years and Pushes For Change

Nov 20 2010

On Thursday night, MRCF took a massive delegation of 60 individuals to the West London Citizens Assembly in Hammersmith Town Hall. The…

Green Paper Proposes Changes to Legal Aid

Nov 19 2010

On 15 November 2010 Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke unveiled a programme of wide-ranging reform to legal aid and civil litigation costs as…

Who Watches the Watchmen? Immigration Inspectors Can Be Your Friends

Nov 18 2010

This Tuesday I attended an Inside Government conference on Immigration in the UK: Ensuring Cohesion and Protecting Public Services, tackling in detail a…

MRCF Recognised as Leaders in Integration by Deputy Mayor Barnes and Cllr. Ahern

Nov 12 2010

Last Friday, MRCF warmly welcomed Deputy Mayor Richard Barnes from GLA and Cllr. Tim Ahern from RBKC to show how integration and…

Refugee and Migrant Social Entrepreneurs and Big Society

Oct 19 2010

Last week, MRCF hosted a group of refugee and migrant social entrepreneurs to discuss their role in Big Society and the challenges…

Migrants for London [video]

Oct 07 2010

Migrants’ Rights Network (MRN), with the support of MRCF, recently produced and launched- ‘Migrants for London’. This video explores the conflicting reality…

MRCF Celebrates A Successful Year at AGM

Oct 07 2010

On September 23, MRCF celebrated our accomplishments over the last year. Zrinka Bralo, MRCF Executive Director, gave a presentation about our programmes’…

Why is digital activism important for migrants and refugees?

Oct 04 2010

As MRCF prepares for its second course on Digital Activism, I have been contemplating why and how digital activism is crucial for…

A Room without Walls

Sep 29 2010

The words below are a true account by one of the Active for Rights group members. The narrative was developed collectively through…

A day in the life of our Advice Worker

Jul 28 2010

This morning started with a pleasant surprise. In May 2009 I wrote to the Home Office on behalf of one of my…