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Archive | April, 2019

English Conversation Club

Hi everyone! As Touchstone Migration Plus Volunteers we organise English Conversation Club every Wednesday at Woodhouse Community Centre from 18:00 to 19:30. It is an informal environment, we are coming together to talk about current issues and things that are important to us. Come and join us for a lovely cuppa and a lovely chat! […]

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Resource of the week #71: patientsnotpassports.co.uk – a toolkit to help resist immigration checks and upfront charging within the NHS

We’ve just found out about https://patientsnotpassports.co.uk/ “A toolkit designed to support you in advocating for people facing charges for NHS care, and in taking action to end immigration checks and upfront charging in the NHS.” The words are from www.docsnotcops.co.uk www.medact.org www.migrantsorganise.org and the website itself is designed by the hugely wonderful @rsslldnphy who used […]

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Job: Gypsy Roma Traveller [GRT] Outreach Worker 25hrs/wk £21.5k-£23.8k- temporary appt – Leeds City Council

Job title: Gypsy Roma Traveller [GRT] Outreach Worker Hours: 25 hours per week [Temporary appointment] Grade & Salary details: C1 – £21,589 – £23,836 (pro rata) Leeds is a compassionate city where culture and diversity is both important and celebrated, we want Leeds to be a Child Friendly City. We are looking for an experienced […]

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Police and Crime Commissioner – Safer communities fund opening soon.

The Safer Communities Fund was created by the PCC to give grants to voluntary, community groups, charities and partner organisations to help keep West Yorkshire communities safe and feeling safe which is the overarching vision of the Police and Crime Plan. http://www.westyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/safer-communities-fund/grant-rounds.aspx It is financed through money recovered from criminals under the Proceeds of Crime […]

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Job: RETAS Leeds Education & Employment Adviser

RETAS Leeds are recruiting for a Full Time Education and Employment Adviser Location: RETAS Leeds, 233-237 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS Hours/salary scale: 35 hours per week, £23,398 per annum Responsible to: Operations and Development Manager Fixed Term post funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund: April 2019-Sept 2020 (Post subject to regular review in line with financial monitoring […]

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Leeds Digital Festival #ldf19 : Can digital offer sanctuary for refugees and asylum seekers? 1st May 2019 10-12

Book your place here People seeking refuge and asylum in our city face many challenges, of which technology can be a help and a hindrance. This event focuses on the role of technology in the lives of refugees and asylum seekers alongside consideration of issues of digital exclusion. Dr Glenda Garelli, lecturer in human geography […]

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Leeds Homeless Charter Launch, 10th May 2019

What? A chance to hear about the work of the Leeds Homeless Charter and how faith groups, individuals, organisations, institutions and grass root groups are playing their part in tackling homelessness in Leeds. Includes speakers MP Hilary Benn and Deputy Leader of LCC Debra Coupar. When? Fri, May 10, 2019 – 3:45 PM – 5:00 […]

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Event: Migration Yorkshire: Yorkshire and Humber VCS Engagement Day – 2nd May 2019

What? Migration Yorkshire are holding a Yorkshire and Humber VCS Engagement Day. The day is aimed at organisations who are supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The aim of the event is to review the progress since the last VCS Engagement Day in 2016, identify strategic engagement opportunities, and to identify how Migration Yorkshire can best […]

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