Appointments made to Sheffield BAMER COVID19 Action Group

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

Health Walk and Talk

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

Black History Month screening

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

Somali Dance Sessions at Israac

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?

Israac Open Day

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

Sheffield City Councillors Visit to Israac

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

Gardening Project

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.

Seldom Heard Communities Docuseries

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