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

DMH Summer Film School

Diaspora Multimedia Hub short filmmaking opportunity supported by Sheffield Doc/Fest “Beyond Our Own Eyes” Would you like to make your own short film this summer and learn how to direct, film and edit? The Diaspora Multimedia Hub supports Sheffield’s diasporic communities to author, create and tell their own stories through the medium of film. The… More DMH Summer Film School

Film making taster

Join our fantastic, free Film Making Taster with the Diaspora Multimedia Hub, running Sat 10th July 4.00-7.00pm. Led by our inspirational Diaspora Multimedia Team with partners Sheffield Hallam University as part of the Migration Matters Festival. There will be a live streaming of 6 short films by previous students and an in person intro session… More Film making taster

Volunteer Day

We’re holding a Volunteer Day at Israac Centre, Vestry Hall on Thursday 8th July 11am-2pm. Book a time to come in and find out more about volunteering with Israac! The team will be there to chat with you about what you’re interested in and what your aspirations are. You can see the roles we’re seeking… More Volunteer Day

BBC Bitesize History with Magid Magid at Israac Centre

We are thrilled that we can share the news that in February this year, 2021, we hosted one of the BBC Bitesize History series: ‘Black British Stories’. Sheffield’s own Magid Magid, previous Lord Mayor, shared his story here at Israac Centre’s home Vestry Hall in a wonderful interview led by 14 year old Abdirahman. The… More BBC Bitesize History with Magid Magid at Israac Centre

Israac Centre What’s On

We’re proud to be open and running community activities and, in a COVID19 safe way, welcoming in the community. Here’s a summary of what’s on in June – please go to our What’s On Page for more information

Vaccine Helpline opens

Israac launches a COVID19 Vaccine Helpline in Somali and English on Monday 10th May, one of a range of Vaccine Helplines in community languages (see below). Running Monday – Thursday 10.00am- 1.00pm, with trained Israac staff to answer your calls, we will listen carefully to your concerns and offer sound information from trusted and reliable… More Vaccine Helpline opens

Parents Support Club

Running throughout March 2021 is this brilliant Zoom session for Mums offering fun, chat, information and support for family life, exercise and dance. To join in use the contact details below.

DMH Creativity Club

Creativity Club launching in March which aims to provide a creative outlet for young people during lockdown. The project is completely free! About this Event The Diaspora Multimedia Hub is a creative collaboration between ISRAAC Somali Community Association, Sheffield Hallam University and Eryal TV. We are very excited to announce that the DMH will be… More DMH Creativity Club