via Richard Orton Refugee Council Oak House will be hosting a new Men’s group for Asylum seekers and Refugees. Alex from West Yorkshire Playhouse will be running the sessions. See attached flyer.
Archive | October, 2017
Strictly speaking, this shouldn’t be appearing on the blog, but as Abdou (former Deputy Chair of the LMP) now works for BLF, we thought we’d stretch a point.
via Pauline at Leeds City of Sanctuary After seven years we have reached a time of change and are seeking volunteers who could help to manage future projects and take forward the vision of Leeds as a City of Sanctuary. We need volunteers for our steering group, which co-ordinates and supports Leeds City of Sanctuary. This involves […]
International Committee for Rehabilitation Aid to Afghanistan (ICRAA) turns four years old this year. Established in 2013 as a charity in England and Wales. Come and learn about our work in Afghanistan/Pakistan at our office in Leeds. There are currently an estimated 2.5 million displaced Afghans. Recently there has been increased pressure from Pakistan for […]
via Vicky at St Augustine’s Here’s a fantastic opportunity to see what life is like on the other side of the fence in Government Office. ‘A DAY IN THE LIFE’ WORK SHADOW SCHEME 2017/18 A Day In The Life is a work-shadowing initiative that provides a unique opportunity for staff from government and voluntary sector organisations […]
Henriette at the Communities Team came across the following link the other day, which gives an interesting perspective on life in Leeds, aimed primarily (it seems) at upwardly mobile economic migrants. Still, we’re a broad church at LMP, and there’s a fair bit to go at here – including discussions from dentistry to classic Gastro […]
Regular readers will recognise this excellent newsletter/briefing produced by Andrea at Asylum Matters. Short, sweet and to the point, it’s one of the most helpful briefing notes we can think of. To subscribe, please email Andrea and ask to be added to the list 1) Update on NHS Charging Regulations: New Guidance & Campaigning Next […]
Join us for the Yorkshire and Humber regional conference in Sheffield aimed at addressing the Protection Gap that Women and girls who have fled the world’s most brutal wars and repressive countries fall through in the UK asylum system. Tue 28 November 20170 9:30 – 13:00 The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-the-asylum-system-bridging-the-protection-gap-tickets-38801538446 […]
This appeared in ASAP’s April Bulletin number 4 (see below)
The Migrants Rights Network publish a digest once a a week. This weeks is pretty representative: Opinions, News, and Noticeboard Their focus of the newsletter is on legislation, caselaw and and migration related news We rarely post anything from Migrants Rights Network on here – not because they’re not fab – just that their focus is […]
On the 26th October at 4pm – 7pm, Refugee Council will be holding an open evening to celebrate the launch of its Leeds refugee hub; the base of multiple Leeds-based asylum seeker and refugee charities, and also a venue space for many different individuals and organisations. Alternatives to Violence Asylum Matters British Red Cross City of Sanctuary Leeds […]