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Archive | November, 2019

RESET Yorkshire Community Sponsorship Networking Event, 25th Nov 17.30-19.30

From RESET Communities and Refugees Community Sponsorship empowers people across the UK to welcome refugees into their local communities and support them as they rebuild their lives in safety. Up and down the country, communities have made the amazing decision to welcome and support a refugee family. Community Sponsorship Groups make a formal commitment to […]

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Resource of the week #99: University of East London’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Portal for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

A massive resource, created and curated by a single person: Dr Farkhondeh Farsimadan at the University of East London. Don’t be surprised if some of the links here appear as future resources of the week. It’s a massive collection, and well worth a dig about  The resources include: Resources on Refugee & Asylum Seeking Children […]

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Leeds Refugee Forum are recuiting Trustees

LRF is a refugee led membership organisation directly supporting refugees and asylum seekers in the city.  LRF’s members and users are from over 50 different countries of origin.  LRF aims to help refugees use their skills to benefit other refugees, refugee communities and the wider community.  LRF was formed in 2003 and became constituted in […]

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HERE FOR LIFE Screening at Everyman Leeds following by Q&A 11th November 18:15 & 12 November 10:45

On Monday 11th November at 18:15 pm, Leeds Film Festival will host a Q&A with one of the filmmakers. A second screening of the film will be held on and Tuesday 12 November at 10:45 am Sight and Sound have described this as “a film that genuinely seems to get under London’s skin”. The film is a blend of documentary, poetry […]

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Huge update from Asylum Matters: massively worth your time

As usual, thanks to Andrea and everyone at Asylum Matters for tolerating the way we rip off their material. Please subscribe to their updates directly. They’re unfailingly awesome.  Contents  AIRE Service: Call for Action to Address Asylum Support Contract Failings  Migrants Organise Launch Promote the Migrant Vote’ Campaign  Maternity Action’s Judicial Review of the NHS […]

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EU Settlement Scheme: ID Document Check app is now available from the Apple app store

The iOS version of EU Exit: ID Document Check app is now available from the Apple app store. EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, and their non-EEA family members, are now able to complete the identity stage of the EU Settlement Scheme application with iPhone models 7 and above following the latest iOS software update. The […]

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Resource of the week #98: Leeds Food Aid Network

We’ve blogged before about the Leeds Food Aid Network but they’ve never made to being resource of the week. They have an excellent Migrants Section of their website which contains details of  Food drop-ins Food parcels for migrants who are destitute Food Provision for Destitute Migrants in East Leeds (Feb 2019) Click Venues and Times to view. […]

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