Category Archives: Community

#ExtendTheWelcome: An MK Family’s Story (Video)

A resettled Syrian family from Milton Keynes took to the stage on 29th June* at the Citizens UK Civil Society Summit in London launch the #ExtendTheWelcome Campaign – which is all about making sure the UK government continues to resettle refugees once the current programme ends in 2020. At the event, more than 200 civil […]

World Refugee Day (20th June), Refugee Week (18th-24th)

20th June is World Refugee Day: We will gather at 6:30PM for 30 minutes at the MK Rose in Campbell Park (location info at theparkstrust.com/parks/milton-keynes-rose) to remember refugees and migrants thoughout the world – and those who have found a home in Milton Keynes.   Before attending, please check rwmk.org.uk/events for late-breaking updates/details and additional events.   OTHER […]

A Real Kickstart with MK Dons

MK Dons are hoping to offer refugee families a range of activities following a recent meeting at MK Stadium between Refugees Welcome Milton Keynes (RWMK) and the MK Dons Sports and Education Trust (MKDSET). MKDSET’s Dean Dixon and Amy Humphries outlined sporting, educational, family and work-related activities that might interest refugee families and which could start […]