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Archive | January, 2018

Learning Curve – Free course for Refugees and Asylum Seekers 16 – 18 year olds

There are still places for this course. It will start when they have enough leaners Main aim qualification – ESOL Levels E1/E2/E3 Non qual activity – iCurve (online courses including CV writing, team building, problem solving, safeguarding, interview techniques etc. Maths and English functional skills or GCSE (if not already achieved grade C or above) […]

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Refu-jazz at Headingley Heart Feb 10th – Promote your org and help raise funds for the Hardship Fund

Last year Refu-jazz at Headingley Heart was a 12 hour festival of Jazz which raised £2000 to help refugees and asylum seeker in Leeds. The good folks from Headingley Heart have arranged another festival for 2018: Refujazz 2 will be held on Saturday 10th February from 12:00 til 22:00. Click here to see the event page and lineup […]

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Volunteer Manager’s Network Meeting

A reminder that our next Volunteer Managers Network Meeting is: Tuesday 6 February, 10 am – 12 pm (1 pm) at Stringer House, Voluntary Action Leeds. Following the Network Steering Group meeting, 16 January, it was agreed that at the end of future network meeting (12-1.00 pm) there will be an opportunity for members to stay and talk […]

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Roma Inclusion Report 2017

This EUROCITIES report has been produced to respond to the need to map the situation of Roma inclusion at local level. The report examines the challenges that Roma face in cities with regards to their access to employment, housing, healthcare, education and basic services. The report also explores how cities respond to these challenges, what initiatives […]

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Free Training from LASSN: Communicating more effectively with someone who has very basic English

When/Where: Tuesday 6th February,13:30-15:30, 2nd Floor, Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds LS3 1EL This session will look at ways of communicating with people who do not have English as first language or where communication is challenging. We will explore different ways to communicate, as well as learning some top tips about the use of hand […]

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