SSAMIS Participatory Action Research Initiatives
Make It Happen PeterheadMake It Happen Arbroath
After holding community consultations in Aberdeenshire, Angus and Glasgow, findings from the main SSAMIS project and feedback from migrants led to several initiatives across Scotland, which can be found in the links below.
Home Hame Дом Dom
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:18:00 BST
‘Home Hame Дом Dom’ is a creative learning project for everyone who lives in north Aberdeenshire.
"Make It Happen Angus!" Community Café Initiative (June 2016 - ongoing)
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:10:00 BST
‘Make It Happen Angus!' is an exciting community initiative run by SSAMIS. Between 4th and 16th October we will be organising a programme of events and activities for and with the local community in Arbroath...
'What is Home?' Exhibitions, Arbroath Library (23 May – 24 June 2017), Brechin Museum (13 July – 24 August 2017)
Tue, 30 May 2017 15:21:00 BST
Angus is one of those areas of Scotland which has recently been experiencing considerable population change in terms of new communities settling there. This process can be a challenge for both newcomers to the area and those born and bred in Angus...
"Make It Happen" Café, Peterhead (25- 30 July 2016)
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:17:00 BST
The “Make It Happen Café” was a collaboration between the research project SSAMIS research project: Social Support and Migration in Scotland, Modo, The WEA, Peterhead Projects, Aberdeenshire Community Learning and Development, and Caged Beastie, creative artists.
Arbroath Community Consultation Event, Arbroath (9 May 2016)
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:49:00 BST
This community consultation event was carried out in collaboration with Dundee and Angus College. The consultation event was linked to the opening of the "Scotland in Our Eyes" exhibition at Arbroath Library...
Flex - ESOL Initiative (since March 2016 - on-going)
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:29:00 BST
Our research has demonstrated that there is a big need for language learning among the migrant population but prospective language learners face a number of barriers of to accessing standard language courses, such as...
Building on previous community engagement and material collected for the 'Journeys' exhibition in Peterhead (Oct 2016 - Jan 2017) and the 'What is Home?' exhibitions in Angus (June - Aug 2017), SSAMIS ran two days of workshops with local schoolchildren in collaboration with the 'One Swansea' exhibition at Swansea Museum.