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April calendar of activities

CLICK HERE FOR APRIL CALENDAR Check out the April calendar of activities for people from the asylum seeking and refugee community. New additions for this month: Employability workshops: learn about volunteering, or working as a healthcare assistant. Text ‘WORKSHOP’ to PATH: 07943 027922 Know Your Rights! – join this 7-week course to learn about your […]

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Migrant Help Update March 21

A couple of papers here from Khami at Asylum Help, who can’t make it to the 23rd March Zoom Call. The second was posted by us 6 weeks ago (The NEY&H Update from February 21) but the March document is new  – and contains details of even more new partners/subcontractors, making Norfolk one of the […]

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Developing Strategic Leadership for under-represented Communities – via Voluntary Action Leeds

Voluntary Action Leeds is starting a new project that aims to support the development of people from underrepresented communities. The project will help underrepresented communities access opportunities to become school governors trustees, as well as support in becoming strategic influencers and improve their own organisations governance structures. And organisations who want to be more diverse […]

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Leeds Shielding Diversity Group: New spoken material in community languages (inc. BSL) available to support people who are shielding

Working with community interpreters, Leeds City Council’s Health Partnerships Team is making sure that people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (people who are ‘shielding’) are able to stay happy and healthy at home, making the decisions about their own health and wellbeing that ‘are right for me’, because they have received relevant and tailored messaging […]

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The Government’s COVID-19 Migrant Health Guide

The Government published a Covid-19 Migrant Health guide on the 17th February 2021 which can be accessed here. Contents include No charges for coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, treatment and vaccination COVID-19 translated advice and guidance COVID-19 general advice and guidance Overseas travel advice during the COVID-19 pandemic Vitamin D    

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Asylum Matters – Y&H Update: fortnightly developments on COVID-19 and asylum 16th March 2021

Ongoing advocacy Urgent Action! – #CloseTheBarracks Day of Action Friday 19th March Alongside our friends at Refugee Action, Freedom from Torture, Detention Action, and Choose Love, we’re planning a day of action on asylum accommodation this Friday 19th March. Throughout the day, people and organisations across the UK will meet with their MPs to call for […]

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Stamp Print Press: Spring Printmaking Project

Stamp Print Press Join The Art House for season one of Stamp Print Press, as artist collective PISIN guides us through different experimental printmaking techniques at home from March – May 2021. Just PISIN Print is an opportunity to meet and collaborate with people living and creating in Wakefield who have different approaches to art […]

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The Phoenix Project Leeds – supporting displaced doctors’ qualification to practice in the UK

We aim to provide support to displaced medical professionals in their journeys in qualifying to practice medicine in the UK. This support is in the form of one-to-one teaching as well as group sessions with a focus on English language skills in a medical setting, as well as the structure and customs of the British […]

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