Weekly Drop In

At the heart of MaMa’s activities is a weekly drop-in. Every Wednesday we share food, have a choir rehearsal, plan fundraising events, and support members who are going through the asylum system. We welcome visitors, volunteers and donations to make this happen. This weekly time we spend together forges our friendships that provide a safety…

When Justice has a price tag

Several members of MaMa are currently struggling with the impact of Legal Aid cuts. They are survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence and sexual slavery but cannot find any local solicitors even though they are entitled to this provision. Some have children, born in the UK who have special needs. We have been meeting the…

Migrant Artists Mutual Aid and the Santa Dash

MaMa started meeting weekly on Wednesdays in May 2013. There are a lot of challenges and joys of a weekly meeting. The biggest challenge to migrant mutual aid campaigning groups is how we deal with dispersal and privatisation, the policy of the Home Office to scatter people about so they don’t form connections and community….

MaMa Presents The Vagina Monologues

Migrant Artists Mutual Aid and V Day Liverpool present a benefit production of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues. “Spellbinding, funny, and almost unbearably moving. . . it is both a work of art and an incisive piece of cultural history, a poem and a polemic,a performance and a balm and a benediction.” – Variety £10 /…

MaMa Fundraiser for International Human Rights Day

Please join Migrant Artists Mutual Aid in an event to raise much-needed money for our crisis fund and to mark International Human Rights Day – with food, music, games, a soul to sole shoe auction, solidarity and liberation song disco Doors open from 4pm with snacks available Lovely international food from 5pm, cooked together by…

NCADC Training in Liverpool

We are so excited to be hosting a NCADC training in Liverpool, it is going to be at the Florrie. NCADC campaigning training, Liverpool Wednesday 11 December 2013 10am to 4pm The Florence Institute Trust Limited 377 Mill Street, Liverpool L8 4RF This training, hosted by Migrant Artists’ Mutual Aid, is open to all but…

Tuesday Campaigning Group

With the support of edgefund we have launched our Tuesday Campaigning group. Vegan/Halal lunch, support with launching right to remain/anti-deportation campaigns, 12:30-2:30. This is modeled after the brilliant group run by WAST in Manchester, it is women only but if there is an interested we are going to add additional meetings and times.

Press….

The National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns just did a brilliant workshop at WAST in Manchester. WE are just about to launch a weekly support group for women seeking asylum who want to start public, community and political campaigns. We all want to share some of what we have learned in this journey. Below is the…

On Line Petition

Thank you for your ongoing support. Despite all our best efforts, the UK Border Agency are still proceeding with the deportation of our good friend Fatoumata, who is seeking asylum in the UK to protect her British born daughter from Female Genital Mutilation. I would be incredibly grateful if you could take 2 minutes to…

We Are…Proud

We have been asked to reflect on what accomplishments we are proud of and we thought we would share the sounds of a Tuesday in Liverpool.