Category Archives: Community

USE IT – University of Birmingham interns map tourism social enterprise opportunity

This year iSE has taken on two promising young students to gain experience and help develop their interest in the social economy through the Birmingham delivery of the UIA USE IT programme. For the past 8 years, the University of Birmingham has run a placement programme for final year geography students through their Careers Network. This programme offers students the

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Jericho and “The Bridge” partnership supports women to escape from life-controlling addictions

Since 2011, Jericho have been working in partnership with The Bridge, a non-profit organisation bringing hope to men and women recovering from drug and alcohol addictions while also serving the needs of those exiting prostitution. An outreach from Oasis Church, Birmingham, The Bridge run three supported accommodation houses in the city, providing support in recovery, right through to re-engaging with

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Our City: Migrants and the Making of Modern Birmingham

Race and migration are the most explosive issues in British politics today. In contrast to the tabloid headlines, Our City: Migrants and the Making of Modern Birmingham explores how one of Britain’s major cities has been transformed for the better by its migrant population. Based on original interviews, this book tells the story of fifty migrants to Birmingham from all

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