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NACCOM’s new normal – a bunch of resources for destitution focused orgs (and more besides) 30th September 2020

Top resources here from Paul at NACCOM. In the words of 2nd Leiutenant Jake Janson… Digital capacity Guidance on Zoom calls – UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG) UKLGIG has shared the brief guidance they have developed for the use of Zoom calls targeted to staff and clients. These can be accessed here: Zoom […]

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Covid-19 grants focusing on young people webinar

Public Health and partners across the city want/need to engage young people (16 – 30 age bracket) and those with trusted relationships in order to develop a meaningful plan to prevent outbreaks. Forum Central has commissioned Street Games to deliver an online webinar aimed at practitioners working with young people. The webinars will update on […]

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Leeds to have additional social contact restrictions from midnight Friday 25th September 2020

excerpted from an email received from Cllr Blake and Tom Riordan 25/9/20  Leeds will have additional social contact restrictions effective from midnight tonight (Friday 25th September 2020), as it will become an ‘area of intervention’. The restrictions will be for the whole of the city of Leeds – ie if your bin gets emptied by […]

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Leeds Community Foundation are brilliant

Leeds Migration Partnership (LMP) are pleased and proud to announce our first ever wodge of funding – courtesy of the delightful people at Leeds Community Foundation and their Covid-19 Strategic Infrastructure Grants. More details will follow but we wanted to share the headlines asap. The £24.8k funding covers A whole bunch of tech for Refugee […]

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External Evaluator Opportunity – Mafwa Theatre

About Mafwa Theatre Mafwa Theatre is a community theatre company which brings refugees, asylum seekers and settled communities together. We use drama and the arts to create work that celebrates our similarities and differences, brings people together and speaks truth to power. We use our platform to highlight and enable development opportunities for artists and […]

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Migration Lecture Series September 2020 – December 2020

Public Lecture series on Migration and Mobility streamed online if you register: Thursday 24 September 2020 Hostile Environments: The History and Consequences of Deterrence as Migration Control Prof. Michael Collyer, University of Sussex Abstract (PDF) Thursday 22 October 2020 Solidarity, Immigration and Social Class Prof. Lea Ypi, London School of Economics and Political Science Abstract […]

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Volunteering Among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Leeds – a report with recommendations

Truly excellent report from Beth Kay (via Voluntary Action Leedsa) into the state of play in Leeds, drawing on a load of research done with some of the larger refugee and asylum focused organisations in Leeds. Essential reading for anyone involved the recruitment and deployment of volunteers in Leeds  The Abstract Reads This qualitative sociological […]

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