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LMP Blog – 2017 a year in numbers

12 months ago this blog was still called http://leedsmultiagency.org.uk ; now it’s http://migrationpartnership.org.uk We’ve seen the number of people subscribing to the blog more than double – from 123 to 290, and the total number of unique users rising to more than 4500 each quarter. Thank you to everyone who reads, forwards, comments or uploads things […]

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Training: Engaging with survivors of torture – by Freedom from Torture 8th March

Engaging with survivors of torture – what you need to know An introductory one day training for people who are new to working with refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced significant trauma and/or torture Date: Thursday 8th March 2018 Time: 9.30 am – 4.45 pm (please arrive at 9.15 for registration) Venue: Leeds: Leeds Church Institute […]

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Guest Blog: Leeds for Change

Admittedly, not directly related to issues of asylum, refuge or migration – but very much focused on activism in Leeds. Politics, culture, comedy, health, food, gender, mischief and loads more besides in every update. This is what their last one looked like: Sign up to Leeds for Change             Leeds for […]

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Resource of the week: Banking for Refugees

This is cheating slightly, because it’s been posted before – but as the new banking checks were rolled out on Thursday, we thought we’d repost these resources from LASSN on Banking and Refugees. They ran this training last year, in conjunction with Ebor Gardens Advice Centre.  These slides and materials are free for anyone to […]

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Human Rights and Asylum Housing Conference – 24th February in Sheffield

via Tina at LASSN “AN ACTION DAY CONFERENCE SATURDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2018 10.30 (for 11 a.m. start) to 4 p.m. HUMAN RIGHTS AND ASYLUM HOUSING: Discussing the £4 billion Government AASC (Asylum Accommodation and Support Services Contracts) from 2019 to 2029. THE SANCTUARY, CHAPEL WALK, SHEFFIELD CITY CENTRE (OPPOSITE CRUCIBLE THEATRE) S1 2PD.TEN MINUTES WALK […]

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Access and experiences of mental health crisis care services in Leeds by black and minority ethnic communities

via John Halshall at Touchstone Here a short report about the learning and information-sharing event on 11th December about access and experiences of mental health crisis care services in Leeds by black and minority ethnic communities. The event report summarises what participants recorded during the event, arranged by theme: What is working well (pages 2 […]

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