We are delighted to announce the joint appointment to the post of Coordinator of Sheffield BAMER COVID19 Action Group. Irshad Akbar and Frank Kunda will be sharing this role, and the Group welcomes their rich skills and experience to this important project. Irshad has extensive experience in management, social enterprise, work supporting the voluntary sector and for… More Appointments made to Sheffield BAMER COVID19 Action Group
We’re very proud to have been awarded a grant of £40,000 per year for 3 years by the Tudor Trust to enable us to staff and to run our centre more effectively for the community and build on the partnerships and work we are already doing. We’d like to thank the Tudor Trust very warmly… More Israac wins grant award from Tudor Trust
Our Women’s Group led by Israac Community Worker, Saima Rehman, has enjoyed some safely distanced autumn walks taking in fresh air and company and talking about common concerns as well as having a good time. The group kept in touch during autumn Lockdown via WhatsApp and Phone and are looking forward first to walks while… More Health Walk and Talk
We’re marking Black History Month 2021 with a screening of two films focusing on African women & exploring climate change, feminism and imperialism. Join us here at Vestry Hall on Cemetery Road for these, refreshments & an informal post-screening discussion on Sunday 24 Oct 5.00-8.00pm. FREE! Booking here
We’re running fun and sociable womens’ #SomaliDance sessions on Sundays 5.30-7.30pm! Free! Details below. Asha, our dance teacher and Khadija our Women’s Group Coordinator are ready to welcome you! They’re also happy to chat about the rest of our Women’s Programme which shaping up nicely! Why not find out more?
As part of Heritage Open Days 2021, we’re welcoming everyone along to our Israac Open Day on Friday 17th September 2.00-4.00pm. There will be a chance to meet the team, watch screenings of the video short stories filmed in our Summer Film School, the restaurant will be open and refreshments served, plus there will be… More Israac Open Day
All at Israac were delighted to welcome today a visit to share priorities and conversation. This was from Sheffield City Council Leader, Terry Fox, along with local Nether Edge and Sharrow Councillors, Alison Teal, Maroof Raouf and Peter Garbutt, together with other interested Sheffield City Council Officers. It was lovely to share our vision, challenges,… More Sheffield City Councillors Visit to Israac
The Women’s Group has been busy planting up flowers and herbs at the front of Vestry Hall! An enjoyably sociable session on Tuesday 17th August ended with some beautiful greenery now to the left of the centre. Another planter is coming for the other side. We are particularly grateful to our neighbours Regather for generous… More Israac Centre is growing things!
Israac is running school holiday activities 4 days a week throughout August: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at various times including: Football, basketball and games at Umix Drama, trails and stories at the lovely green spaces in Sheffield General Cemetery Fun at the Pitsmoor Bike Track Download a detailed timetable here Book onto all Sheffield… More Israac Healthy Holiday Activities
Our Tuesday Women’s Group is working to bring greenery, scents and wildlife to our centre with the generous support of Regather and also our neighbours Waitrose who have kindly supported the project and with the help of Woodseats Allotment Society.
Israac participated in an excellent docuseries called Seldom Heard Communities. ‘Seldom Heard Communities‘ is a docuseries produced by Sheffield Community Contact Tracers, in collaboration with various underrepresented individuals from diverse backgrounds across Sheffield. The purpose of this project is to share the stories of those who have been underrepresented and left unheard. For decades, communities… More Seldom Heard Communities Docuseries