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Archive | May, 2020

Free courses for all – ESOL, Community Interpreting and much more – from the Workers Educational Association

WEA are running a range of activities online.  These are free to all students as a way to engage in learning and connect with communities through this challenging time:  https://www.wea.org.uk/online These include culture, health and wellbeing and employability courses including ESOL and Community Interpreting.  There are lots of courses and the website is regularly updated. […]

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Mafwa Theatre Seeks Trustees

Mafwa Theatre is a community theatre organisation working with refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds since February 2018. Mafwa deliver a weekly women’s drama group at Leeds Refugee Forum in Lincoln Green. One aim is to bring people together using theatre and the arts, therefore whilst focussing on engaging women with experience of the asylum […]

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Free online Oxford Migration Conference 29th May – 6th June 2020

The Oxford Migration Conference 2020 is going digital. Join the event for a series of digital panels with our delightful contributors. Reimagining Migration Narratives The Oxford Migration Conference 2020 will focus on explaining, comparing and unpacking the stories that surround refugees, migrants and migration. Narratives are powerful instruments in shaping refugee and migrant lives, migration […]

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MEMEC – About us – Contact us – Virtual Conversation Classes

Middle Eastern & Mediterranean Community (MEMEC) is re-delivering daily their Virtual ESOL and Conversation Classes, to students of different English levels, from different cities, backgrounds and status from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm starting from 1st of June 2020. Women Only and Men Only classes are available. MEMEC is also supporting destitute, asylum seekers, refugees and migrants […]

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Lottery Coronavirus Community Support Fund opens 10am Friday 22nd May 2020

Taken from a TNL pressrelease  We’re delighted to confirm that the Government’s new Coronavirus Community Support Fund will open for applications at 10am on Friday 22nd May. This new funding stream makes available £200m in Government funding that will be aimed primarily at small to medium organisations in England. The Fund has two key objectives: To […]

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Free online summer leadership programme for refugee & migration sector

Applications are now open for ‘Responding to Covid-19 Online Summer Leadership Programme: UK Migration & Refugee Sector’. The programme provides the tools, skills and development to overcome challenges, and to foster relationships that benefit organisations and the sector as a whole. It enables people to reach their leadership potential, build resilience and grow peer support […]

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Excellent guide to topping up phones from NACCOM/Barnet Refugee Service

This came via Paul at NACCOM which in turn came via Barnet Refugee Service Please note the final option, which means you can buy top ups for any network, instantly, in one place, that you can text to any number EE https://myaccount.ee.co.uk/fast-payment-payg/ or purchase an online EE voucher: https://www.mobiletopup.co.uk/ee-mobile GIFFGAFF      You need a Giffgaff […]

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Please update your org/group’s listing on helpinleeds.com

We’re trying real hard to keep helpinleeds.com up-to-date, but we cannot do this without your help. Lockdown has meant that many organisations supporting refugees and asylum seekers and other migrants have been significantly disrupted. Meanwhile, refugees and asylum seekers have never had to rely on digital resources as much. We’ve contacted all the orgs and […]

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