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Third Sector Leeds event: community cohesion and resilience, 29th June 2017

The next short Third Sector Leeds (TSL) workshop on 29 June 2017 will focus on community cohesion and resilience. Community cohesion has been defined in many different ways but at its core it is about establishing shared values and building better relationships by bringing people together across cultural divides regardless of a person’s age, disability, […]

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A number of articles stolen from Asylum Aid’s Women’s newsletter

via Ciaran at Asylum Aid Asylum Aid research finds solutions to unfair Women’s Asylum Appeals System Asylum Aid and NatCen have been conducting research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, which has identified key actions that can be taken to make asylum appeals fairer for women. Looking at the involvement of judges, legal representatives and women […]

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Asset-Based Engagement – Support Worker, Voluntary Action Leeds FT £25-27k

Closing date 3 July 2017 Voluntary Action Leeds Location Leeds Full time  37hrs S01 Pt 29-31 (£25,951 – £27,668) Telephone 0113 2977920 Email [email protected] Website doinggoodleeds.org.uk/engaging-voices.html Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) has a vacancy for an exciting full-time position on a fixed term contract to 31 December 2017 (with the potential for extension subject to funding). […]

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ESOL Cafe at The Cardigan Centre

via Tom Waples The Cafe runs at 145-149 Cardigan Road LS6 1JL on Friday mornings from 10:00 to 12:30. We have a cafe running at this time at which everyone is welcome.  The cafe offers very informal English tuition to those learning the language but, as I said before, everyone is welcome.  The idea is to offer the cafe to the […]

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Help Strengthen the City Through Advocacy – 28th June

Wednesday 28th June 2017 | 10am-2pm | Leeds City Museum You can book to attend the event through Eventbrite This event is aimed at advocacy providers, community partners, statutory partners, interested citizens. The event will look at issues such as: Increasing the understanding of the diverse needs of Leeds communities Identifying gaps Exploring and establishing […]

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Calling all third sector Trustees! 4th July

Shamelessly stolen from from the new and improved Forum Central mailshot (which you can sneakily sign up to, even if you’re not officially a FC member, by clicking here) Are you a Trustee of a third sector organisation in Leeds? Would you like to come along and meet with other Trustees? Do you think a […]

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Asylum seekers, volunteering and the law

via Jon at LASSN Many organisations in Leeds offer volunteering opportunities to asylum seekers and refugees. This throws up a number of different issues, especially around background checks, safeguarding, and what kind of volunteering is permitted for people who are subject to immigration control.    Jon Beech from LASSN recently spoke at a VAL event and […]

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