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Archive | August, 2017

Vacancies for Refugees at Abigail Housing

Abigail Housing currently have some housing vacancies in Leeds. Our Leeds project is for refugees who have received a positive decision. We currently have vacancies for both men and women in shared houses in LS6, LS9 and LS12. If you know anyone who may be interested, please ask them to contact us on 0113 898 […]

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Working in a Person Centred Way – September 5th. Free training for volunteers from LASSN

Register Now   Workshop looking at how to work with someone in ways that enable them to take more control of their situation Interactive workshop that will explore good practice in working with people on a one to one basis. Includes effective communciation skills; recognising your strengths and weaknesses when working with people; understand your own […]

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NACCOM Conference, September 15th

Via Lucy at NACCOM At this year’s annual conference we will be facilitating several workshops on topics around preventing destitution, capacity building and awareness raising. We are really excited by the range of workshops we’ve got on offer this year and hope you are able to join us to contribute! For the full programme please click here, […]

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Radical Herbalism in Leeds

 via Karen  Let’s put on a radical herbalism gathering in Leeds on 17/18th February 2018! The hope is to bring together all the skills and knowledge we have in our communities around healthcare & healing so we can support each other & become a more resilient city. One of the aims is to put herbal medicine […]

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Volunteer Information sessions

Leeds City of Sanctuary and Help Refugees are hosting 3 meetings for volunteers during August and September who want to support asylum seekers and refugees in Leeds. The purpose of the meetings are to help people Get an overview of all the types of volunteering opportunities there are in Leeds, with organisations working around asylum […]

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Volunteers wanted for Hate speech Project

Leeds  have been invited to take part in a ‘ No hate speech project ‘ funded by the DCLG  to challenge hate crime on line. In order for the  project to commence we need to recruit  20 volunteers  across Leeds.  Can you spare  1 hour a week? Do you have a basic understanding of hate […]

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Get money to develop volunteering opportunities for young people – #iwill

Leeds Community Foundation are managing a grants programme called Youth Social Action #iwill and your organisation may be eligible. The #iwill grants programme has grants available for local organisations with awards of between £1,000 and £5,000. Closing Date: LEEDS : Thursday 10th August 2017 at 12noon. Theme: Youth social action (#iwill) has huge potential to create […]

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Home Office Hate Crime Prevention/Awareness Funding

The Home office are looking for motivated and creative community groups to work in partnership with other organisations to develop projects that help to prevent hate crime and issues associated with it. Your project development must involve stakeholders who are affected by, are past or potential perpetrators of hate crime, or those who support victims/perpetrators […]

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A new identity for Leeds Multi Agency Meeting and the Leeds Migration Partnership

As you may know, the Leeds Multi Agency Meeting and Leeds Migration Partnership are currently working to merge their functions. There was a presentation about this at the last Migration Partnership, which suggested a single identity with three distinct elements: an Information Group, an Operations Group and a Strategy Group which is explained in the […]

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