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Refugee week: World Refugee Day 2022  

Refugee week: World Refugee Day 2022  

Posted June 20, 2022

Together we heal, learn, and shine Every year on 20 June, World Refugee Day is celebrated. This day is celebrated to promote understanding and highlight the difficulties refugees face from the time they flee their homes for protection till their re-settlements in a new country. This year the theme of Refugee’s Day is healing. Why[…]

Case Study – The “Un-winnable” case

Case Study – The “Un-winnable” case

Posted June 17, 2022

On 30/03/2022 RMC went to court to represent what was claimed to be an un-winnable case.  Not due to the lack of supporting evidence . But due to the fact the legal argument we brought was trying to prove that the law itself was unsuitable.  At the end of the day, the judge gave his[…]

Volunteering at RMC – Volunteers Week 2022

Volunteering at RMC – Volunteers Week 2022

Posted June 7, 2022

Volunteering at RMC can be a great way to build skills, meet new people and make a difference in the community. We pride ourselves on a diverse, inclusive team and our dedicated volunteer & training manager is always on hand to provide support. No matter if they have been volunteering for years, or have just[…]

Volunteers Week 2022 – Akin’s Story

Volunteers Week 2022 – Akin’s Story

Posted June 6, 2022

When the first rocket landed close to his home, Akin (name changed) knew he had to escape Ukraine before he was unable to. The Russian invasion had begun and his life was about to change. After years of medical training and finally completing his first internship as a doctor in Tanzania, Akin returned to his[…]

Volunteers Week 2022 – Olena’s Story

Volunteers Week 2022 – Olena’s Story

Posted June 3, 2022

Olena (name changed) arrived to UK in March after Russia-Ukraine war accelerated. She is from Ukraine and has lived for few years in Poland. She is multi-lingual and can speak Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and English.  Since arriving in the UK, she has already gone on a journey from volunteering, to earning a paid role at RMC.[…]

Volunteers Week 2022 – English Tutor Volunteers

Volunteers Week 2022 – English Tutor Volunteers

Posted June 1, 2022

Volunteers add so much to the work of RMC. A prime example of this is our English tutor volunteers who provide classes for asylum seekers. Judy has been delivering this class in Wolverhampton for almost five years. We are delighted that we now have Katrin in Birmingham who has recently started a similar class. For[…]

A celebration of diversity

A celebration of diversity

Posted May 21, 2022

In honour of the World Day for Cultural Diversity, we sent our new journalism volunteer, Eiman, to meet some of the RMC team and hear some of their stories. With 24 different nationalities represented in the staff team, 13 through the volunteers and 181 nationalities throughout our clients, RMC is a widely diverse and multicultural[…]

Mental Health First Aid Course at RMC

Mental Health First Aid Course at RMC

Posted May 14, 2022

RMC are proud to be able to deliver a free, accredited Mental Health First Aid course to the public thanks to the Better Mental Health Fund. Two members of the RMC team are qualifying as trainers in order to deliver sessions to improve the communities mental health awareness. These sessions will be delivered for free[…]

Success for RMC clients at Bridges Celebration Event

Success for RMC clients at Bridges Celebration Event

Posted April 11, 2022

Three RMC clients were recognised for their achievements at the recent Bridges Celebration Event held at the glamorous ICB in Wolverhampton. Bridges is a partnership of charities and 3 sector organisations from around the Black Country, who work together to support people from all backgrounds overcome their barriers to help them gain work, enter education[…]

Walsall Project Showcase

Walsall Project Showcase

Posted April 11, 2022

On the 25th March 2022, we hosted our first Walsall Project Showcase to celebrate 5 years of RMC working in Walsall. It was a day of bringing together those that have supported RMC, and those that have been supported by RMC. Sharing stories, getting to know each other and having a meal together. Outline The[…]

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