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Archive | March, 2019

Opinion/Research: No room at the inn: How easy is it for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers to access primary care?

Jon from LASSN writes “We all know the difficulties some migrant community members face when trying to access GPs and Primary Care. Depressingly, this is also the case for Gypsies and Travellers too (as well as people who are homeless or who are sex workers.) As the authors of this report state: “by putting the […]

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Film Night – Moving to Mars 16th April 2019

Garforth Refugee Group will be hosting a screening of ‘Moving to Mars’, a 2009 documentary which follows two Burmese families who are resettled from a refugee camp in Thailand to Sheffield. You can read an interview with the Director here and some reviews here Where? Garforth Methodist Church When? Tues 16th April 7pm The film […]

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Resource of the week #67: CIA Simple Sabotage manual

Do you go to meetings? Do they sometimes bore you witless? Have you ever considered the meeting may have been infiltrated by CIA trained Saboteurs? Click on the picture below to be taken to the whole document (which really is a declassified CIA field manual). And please share this widely with Trustees, colleagues, managers or at […]

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Leeds Schools of Sanctuary – volunteers needed & upcoming meeting

There will be a meeting to find out more about Leeds Schools of Sanctuary and plan the future of the project on Weds 24th April 2019 at 10am in the Puffin room, 2nd floor, Oak House, 94 Park Lane, Leeds LS3 1EL. All are welcome. If you would like to attend, please email [email protected] https://leeds.cityofsanctuary.org/schools-of-sanctuary/schools-of-sanctuary-steering-group  […]

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POLICY/DESTITUTION: Paying for prescriptions and dental treatment if you are an asylum seeker whose appeal rights are exhausted

Mary from Asylum Matters sparked an interesting discussion this week: As some of you may be aware, asylum seekers who are in receipt of Home Office Support or who have an appeal pending are entitled to apply for an HC2, which gives someone full help with health costs. PAFRAS and Red Cross caseworkers apply for […]

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