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Archive | April, 2018

Resource of the week #21: threesixtygiving.org

Do you ever wonder which organisations get funding, and from where? Or the kind of projects currently funded by the major Grant makers in your area? 360Giving is a website which publishes details of grants, along with beneficiaries, amounts etc. It’s much easier than wading through the charity commission website to find details embedded in […]

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Resource of the week #20: http://appsforrefugees.com/

Apps for refugees (http://appsforrefugees.com/) is astonishing –  a massive list of apps – which you can search by Android or Apple phone. There’s a definite German flavour to this site – reflecting the number of developers who’ve swung into action following the unprecedented numbers of Syrian people pitching up there – but there’s so much […]

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Volunteering opportunities with refugees and asylum sekeers across Leeds – City of Sanctuary Briefings

Want to volunteer with refugees and asylum seekers but don’t know how? This informal volunteer information session is for you. Come and find out about the organisations that support refuge and asylum across Leeds and discover the huge variety of volunteering roles there are across the city; from teaching English, supporting homework clubs, showing someone […]

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Ray of Hope – FREE Homework Club and Self Defence Classes

Ray of Hope are specifically wanting to reach out to and support refugee and asylum seeker communities. What? Homework club aims to help young people with their English and Maths. The weekly class is free and for young people aged 5-17 years.  Where? Woodhouse Community Centre, 197 Woodhouse Street, Leeds LS6 2NY When? Fridays 5-6pm. What? […]

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Invite: Bahar’s Women’s Association Open Day 14th May 2018

Bahar’s Women’s Association invites you their Open Day on Monday 14th May 2018 celebrating its 7th year! The event will celebrate the progress of our grassroots organisation in supporting communities, developing volunteers, building partnerships with organisations and contributions towards citywide ambitions. Key to our approach is partnership working, we hope you will attend to explore future opportunities […]

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“The World on our Doorstep” Revisited

An evening exploring how we can get involved in creating a culture of welcome for Refugees & Asylum Seekers in Leeds and across the world For those of all ages, with a children’s track. Friday 27th April from 5pm-8pm St Margaret’s Church, Church Lane, Horsforth, LS18 5LA Including 5-5.45pm Interactive Fun activities for all the […]

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Asylum Matters: Local Elections, “Study Ban,” NHS data sharing with Home office Update

Some highlights from the recent Asylum Matters news;letter. If you’re not already subscribed to this, you really should be: contact Andrea Vukovic for details: [email protected] Local Elections: Talking to Candidates About Refugee & Asylum Issues  Local elections in England are taking place on Thursday 3rdMay 2018. Local authorities are important advocacy targets as they deliver a range […]

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