BEMIS Scotland are aware that ethnic minority communities across Scotland will need to self-isolate and may need additional support to access support agencies, emergency relief or make contact with broader community support initiatives. Having spoken to communities across Scotland in the last number of days it has become apparent that the coming days and weeks […]
Our annual Multicultural Football Cup held at Toryglen on Sunday 1st December was once again a huge success. Thank you to everyone who took part and congratulations to the winning teams! Take a look at some pictures from the day below.
Migrant and Refugee Integration as a Two-Way Process: Opportunities and Challenges in Education A major challenge for the increasingly multicultural Europe, amidst the ongoing refugee crisis, is the smooth social integration of ethnic and cultural minorities (ECM), including their children. Migrant integration takes place at multiple levels, and one of the most sensitive fields is […]
BEMIS Scotland are delighted to announce that our Scotland’s Winter Festivals (SWF) small grant scheme is now open. With support from the Scottish Government, the small grant fund will be available to Scotland’s diverse ethnic and cultural minority community organisations to programme bespoke multicultural celebratory events that are open to the public to attend. These […]
The 3rd newsletter for the Parents for All project is now available, covering the recently completed Training Materials and Assessment Toolkit, and the Final Conference taking place in November. Download now:
You can see BEMIS’s response below to the Scottish Government’s proposed Hate Crime legislation, informed by our recent Hate Has No Home consultation events and Thematic Conference on Hate Crime motivated by racial and religious prejudice in October 2018.
Our Scotland’s Winter Festivals 2018/2019 grant programme has now been fully allocated so we can’t accept any new applications. Our Year of Young People 2018 grant programme will stay open for a bit longer.
People across Scotland are being invited to join a conversation about community decision-making to help make public services more locally focused. The Democracy Matters conversation will identify new legal rights for communities which would place them at the heart of decision-making. As part of the conversation people are being invited to consider a short set […]
We are Scotland Our friends, neighbours and colleagues include people from many backgrounds. Together we create a Scotland that will prosper and meet our future needs. The Scottish Government is committed to building a fair, smart, and inclusive Scotland where everyone can feel at home. The ·we Are Scotland’ campaign aims to raise awareness of […]
We are proud to announce that applications for the Year of Young People 2018 and Scotland’s Winter Festivals 2018/2019 small grants funds are now open. BEMIS Scotland in collaboration with the Scottish Government is delighted to continue the themed years programme and invite multicultural communities across Scotland to join the celebration of the Year of Young […]