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Archive | June, 2020

Musicultural Conversations – online sessions on Fridays in July (3, 10, 17 & 24 July)

We are running four online Musicultural Conversations sessions in July, for refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities. Fridays from 12:30-13:15 Dates: 3, 10, 17 & 24 July Refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities welcome Online sessions of interactive activities involving English conversation and music Practice your spoken English with a friendly group, meet new people, […]

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Supporting communities at the sharp edge of inequality during Covid-19 – Webinar 6th July 14:00 – 15:00

What? Supporting communities at the sharp edge of inequality during Covid-19 When? Mon, 6 July 2020 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 Why? Register for this webinar to find out about some of the challenges being faced by refugees, migrants and asylum seekers, Gypsies and Travellers, Roma communities and sex workers during coronavirus and to hear about how […]

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LCC EUSS update: Changes to the EU Settlement Scheme protecting non-EU national victims of domestic violence

The UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 means that EU citizens and their family members in the UK must apply to the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme for a new immigration status to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. The EU Settlement Scheme opened on 30 March 2019 and has […]

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Free EU Settlement Scheme Webinar 2nd July 2020 13:30 – 15:30

EU Citizens and Brexit: An Introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme Online workshop via WebEx Thu, 2 July 2020 13:30 – 15:30 This online workshop is aimed at LAs, charities, third sector organisations and faith and community groups who are already working with EU nationals and their families, or who are likely to come into […]

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Job: Asylum Guides Coordinator £12/hr 18.75 hours a week – DASH Huddersfield

DASH is recruiting an Asylum Guides Coordinator. Hours: 18.75 hours a week Salary: £12 an hour Contract: 3 years Deadline: 9 July Interviews: 14/15 July tbc Start date: 1 August 2020 DASH is one of 7 frontline organisations covering 7 UK regions undertaking the Asylum Guides project (part of the wider Navigating Asylum Partnership), with Refugee Action and funded by Comic […]

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Walk-In C-19 Test Centre: Translated Poster

An information poster about the walk-in Covid-19 testing centre has been translated into the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Czech, Farsi, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Slovak, Tigrinya and Urdu. The walk-in test centre is based at the Bridge Street Community Church, Rider St, Leeds LS9 7BQ and is available for local residents living in the […]

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Syrian Refugee Voices

via Sawsan from the Syrian Community Hi Team, Please check the attached link, it is an opportunity to hear some personal stories from refugees and their comparison to the life during the war back in Syrian and their experience in the UK during Covid-19. please share   Thank you

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The Next LMP Zoom chat will take place 12:30-14:00 on Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Log on, see and speak with colleagues from across the city, and find out what’s been happening in Leeds using this link  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87005329005?pwd=UFdyZ0V3RG0vaER0R2h3UjZHUU1hUT09 Meeting ID: 870 0532 9005 Password: 000345 The next conversation topics will include Refugee Week Preventing burnout Destitution/Housing after lockdown lifts (again) Test track and trace for Migrant Communities (again) and  ANYTHING ELSE THAT IS […]

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Connecting Asylum Seekers – No more Data SIMs or Routers – only SIM free Smartphones remaining

Jon from LASSN writes The scheme we launched to supply asylum seekers with free tech has been phenomenally successful. We’re really sorry to announce that for the time being, we can no longer supply Data SIMS, WiFi Routers or charging cables. We still have plenty of Smartphones but these will be supplied without charging cables […]

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