from Samantha Powell at LCC “The Home Office is working alongside independent advisors Wendy Williams, leading on a Lessons Learned Review; and Martin Forde QC, working to put in place a Compensation Scheme for people impacted from the ‘Windrush generation’ / long-term Commonwealth citizens who are settled in the UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/windrush-lessons-learned-review Wendy and Martin are […]
Archive | September, 2018
Here is the latest Refugee Response Newsletter from the Diocese of Leeds Refugee Support Group bringing you a brief overview of the work being done across the Diocese since September 2015 and some updates from 2018. Recently we have been encouraging support for the WYDAN Night Shelter and the Community Sponsorship Scheme.
The excellent Yorkshire St Pauli and Republica Internationale are collaborating on this brilliant event, which is part of the #footballpeople week of action Tell your friends. Klatscht mit!
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At long last, Asylum Matters have a website https://asylummatters.org They’ve got news and briefings and resources and all sorts A seriously worthwhile org with a website that’s chock full of good stuff. Well done to everyone involved Click on the picture below to be magically transported into a world of activism and fairness
How to be Lucky is a theatre performance with an integrated workshop that seeks to examine aspects of the modern refugee experience of settling in the UK and particularly in the Yorkshire Region. The Story is of Anwar, a 30 year old Syrian man and his wider family, as he recounts his and their personal […]
“A short statistics overview for people who plan or deliver services, and are planning for migrants who are the newest arrivals to Leeds.” Click on the infographic for the full report. There’s an excellent set of links on p8
Part of a HUGE selection of online English resources, English My Way is a resource for tutors who support and teach adults with no or low levels of English – providing free teaching resources and tools to manage classes Please click here or on the graphic below to explore these sessions Home Office staff may note the […]
A short report notable for showing low little Asylum Support costs Local Authorities – in the overall scheme of things. A link to the main website can be found here https://www.npi.org.uk/publications/local-government/quiet-crisis/ Key findings here
Nick Hutton, and Darren Mirefield are the new Cycling Development Officers at BikeRight! which is providing the CityConnect Cycles Project. The CityConnect Cycles Project offer amazing free cycle training and bike maintenance courses offer. CityConnect Cycles Offer: Free cycle training and maintenance courses, for anyone 16+, from beginner too advanced including route planning and journey accompaniment, […]
Have you got something to shout about? If you do, please let the LMP membership know about it. We get a lot of jobs advertised on LMP blog, but very few press releases concerning new developments, or things we should look out for. It could be anything – a refresh of your website, 5 years […]
helpinleeds.com is a website that lists all the groups and organisations offering help to refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds. Please can you check to see that your organisation is listed, and correct any errors, or out of date information? You can do this by clicking on helpinleeds.com/update and telling us what needs changing. If […]