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Archive | June, 2021

Volunteers needed for ‘Conversation Club Leeds’

Conversation Club Leeds is a voluntary organisation which provides a social space for asylum seekers and refugees to meet, make friends and practise speaking English. With more face to face meetings possible due to coronavirus restrictions lifting, there will be a need for more volunteers to help. The role will provide an exciting learning opportunity […]

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Celebrating Refugees – Online Refugee Week event with MPs Friday 18th June 2pm

Celebrating Refugees in Yorkshire On Friday 18th June at 2-3.30pm, Refugee Council and City of Sanctuary (Leeds) are hosting a regional, online MP engagement event for Refugee Week. The event will bring together sanctuary seekers, MPs and their constituents from across our region to learn about refugees, hear their stories, and celebrate the contributions they make […]

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PATH Yorkshire – PATHcast

Path Yorkshire is pleased to inform you of our new podcast called the ‘PATHcast’. A new episode will be available during the first week of each month. The podcast aims to highlight some of our upcoming activities and enable listeners to learn how we continue to help our clients to achieve their goals.

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Job: Peer and Community Researcher Opportunity, FT £27-£29k – Migration Yorkshire, closing date 14th June 2021

Migration Yorkshire is recruiting peer researchers and community researchers to work on some exciting research projects (as part of the Refugee Integration Yorkshire and Humber project). Job title: Community researcher Organisation: Migration Yorkshire [Leeds City Council] Location: Leeds Website: https://www.migrationyorkshire.org.uk Salary: SO1 – £27,741.00 – £29,577.00 Additional information: Fixed term to 31 December 2022 Closing date: 11.59 pm on 14 June 2021 […]

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Info from Migration Yorkshire – w/c 7th June 2021

HO/SMP (Home Office/Strategic Migration Partnership) weekly COVID call 03.06.2021 Intake and occupancy: There has a high level of intake over the recent days Capacity is ok in Initial Accommodation space for the short-term, but new arrivals are taking some of this capacity. Home Office will keep some hotels open rather than stand up new ones […]

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New ASPEN card update 7th June 2021

The HO has issued a lot of replacement cards to people on support.  Approx. 6,000. This is an effort to try and correct the missing cards/  cards sent to the wrong address.  There was an acknowledgement that this might cause further problems/ confusion but the HO has made the decision that they needed to take […]

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