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Archive | February, 2019

POLICY/RESOURCE: Asylum Matters Briefing: Asylum Stats for Q4 2018 and much much more

Another excellent issue of the Asylum Matters newsletter/briefing landed this afternoon – and yet again we’ve just reprinted it. Thanks Andrea Asylum Statistics Released – October to December 2018 Asylum Aid Resources: “What a Woman Seeking Asylum Needs to Know” Project 17: Not Seen, Not Heard: Children’s Experiences of the Hostile Environment Review of the […]

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EVENT: “Visit my Mosque” Sunday 3rd March 2019

via Abbas Mohammed, Leeds Council of Mosques-Secretary “Asalamu Alaykum (peace be up on you all) A cordial invite from Leeds Council Mosques to discover the national day of ”visit my mosque“ day event, taking place on Sunday 3rd March 2019 from morning to afternoon depending on Mosque’s arrangement and timetables. Jamia Masjid Ghousia, Brooklyn Terrace LS12 2BX […]

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NEWS: Changes to the Leeds Mental Health Single Point of Access (SPA) – out of hours telephone support to service users and carers to close

“Changes to the Leeds Mental Health Single Point of Access (SPA) Work is currently underway as part of the community redesign project to change Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s Single Point of Access (SPA). From 4 March 2019 it will operate in a more clearly defined role of providing an access point for […]

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State of Hate 2019 – a resource on far right activities from Hope Note Hate

The State of Hate describes itself as “the most comprehensive guide to what the far right have been up to, and what we should expect them to do in the year ahead” Leeds has the dubious honour of getting 12 mentions in this year’s document, in relation to Stephen Lennon (aka “Tommy Robinson”) Some convictions […]

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EVENT: Seeking Refuge: Realities and Possibilities in Leeds 2019 – Thursday 23rd May 2019

When? Thursday 23rd May 2019, 11am to 3pm at Leeds Church Institute Where? 20 New Market Street, Leeds, LS1 6DG An event for those seeking refuge and those sharing welcome: People with lived experience, people with open hearts and people with resources. It is for Agencies, Charities, Churches and Community Groups, Individuals, and Faith Leaders. […]

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Exhibitions about migration – get involved

We don’t usually re-post the same content but this looks like such an excellent project, we’re willing to break our own rules…  Get involved with a series of projects happening at Leeds City Museum this year which will tell the stories of people who have made a home in Leeds in the past 250 years. […]

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