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ACH Wolverhampton meets local stakeholders

On Thursday 11th April we held a “Meet the Team” event at ACH Wolverhampton to properly introduce the new team there to local stakeholders.

The importance of collaboration

On the 3rd April, Lydia Samuel, ACH Entrepreneurship Facilitator, was invited to speak alongside Professor Monder Ram and Dr Gerardo Arriaga of CREME, based at Aston University, on the ‘Process and Impact’ of projects engaged with migrant businesses and entrepreneurs.

Meet Holly

Holly has recently joined our team as Careers and Employment Team Leader working on building existing and new relationships with employers in Bristol.

Employment and Economic Opportunity for Refugees and Migrants

Employment and economic opportunity were the topics of the latest ACH / Himilo and MMB (Migration Mobilities Bristol) collaborative workshop on topics relevant to refugees and migrants. This was held on 26th March at the University of Bristol.

Meet Rob

Rob has recently joined our Bristol Careers team as a Job Coach after previously working as a teacher and volunteering at a refugee camp in Athens. Read more about him in our meet the team interview.

Give2Grow energy workshop

On the 21st March, ACH collaborated with Give2Grow to put on an event with discussion, workshops and a meal. I led a workshop for our Energy Project, funded by Bristol Community Energy Fund.

Leading ACH to success

Fuad Mahamed, ACH CEO, had the highly prestigious honour of winning the Leadership Award at the NatWest SE100 Social Business Awards. ACH were also shortlisted for the Storytelling and Resilience award.

Meet the team leaders: Saed Mohamed

As part of our new video series, Meet the team leaders, we are interviewing our staff so you can get to know them better! This month we talked with Saed, our housing manager, who has been with ACH officially since 2014.

Decoding Refugee & Asylum Policy in the UK

Blog by Emma Gaspar, Support & Integration Officer, ACH Bristol. Refugee and asylum policy can be hard to engage with at times, and in the past has been the source of much confusion amongst the general public. In this blog we aim to clear up some of this confusion by defining common terms and looking at the facts and statistics behind the UK’s asylum and refugee policy.