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Archive | January, 2022

Supplementary Schools in Leeds

info by Katy Redgrave, editorial comments and links by Jon from LASSN You ever come across Supplementary Schools?* Leeds has a huge network, offering children extra help with their studies. They’re brilliant. Self-help at it’s most inspirational (“We are our own educators!“) *The history of the Supplementary School Movement is really important. As the recent […]

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Supporting children in school – online workshops for newly arrived parents – 16 Feb to 13 July 2022, from Leeds City Council

This is a six-session course for newly arrived parents. The six sessions are spread over the two terms. Translation may be available subject to languages. The workshops will engage parents, particularly those newly arrived parents from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME), Refugee, Asylum-seeking and Traveller communities to support their children’s learning more confidently and effectively. […]

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Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) – Info from UK Gov January 2022

The Minister for Afghan Resettlement formally opened the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) on 6 January 2022. The statement is available here: Guidance on the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) is available here: 

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Micro Grants (Leeds Community Foundation) – Deadline 28th Jan 2022

Micro Grants (Leeds Community Foundation) support individuals and small voluntary groups (priority to small unincorporated, unconstituted groups with income under £250,000 or new to funding) to improve lives of the people in communities through volunteer led activities that make a positive difference. Fund wide range of costs e.g. volunteers expenses, venues, tutors, equipment. Deadline: 28/1/22 

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The Leeds Fund Strategic Resilience Grants – deadline 16th Feb 2022

The Leeds Fund Strategic Resilience Grants of £30,000 over 2 years to assist with core costs of Community Organisations (registered with companies house or charity commission with annual income of £75,000-300,000 – but some flexibility) and encourage strategic development work alongside daily delivery. Deadline: 16/2/22 at noon. The Leeds Fund Strategic Grants: Resilience | Leeds Community Foundation […]

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Event: ‘Monster’ Art Installation at Left Bank Leeds 13th – 29th January 2022

Monster is a haunting contemporary art installation and will be on show at Left Bank from 13th – 29th January 2022. ‘Monster’ was first exhibited at The Truman Stables, London, in December 2020 and makes its North of England debut at Left Bank. The installation features several haunting animatronic sculptures, made out of scrap materials […]

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Doctors of the World: Survey on Omicron and vaccination programme, Homelessness and Afghan response – Deadline 26th Jan at 5 PM

Dear friends, I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to kindly ask if you could help by filling in the current Good Practice Action’s Insight Hub survey. We’re keen to gather as many responses as possible, to build a clearer picture of these key topics: 1. Omicron impact and the Covid-19 vaccination programme 2. Homelessness 3. Afghan response follow up Complete […]

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Smart Health Inclusion Peer AdvocateS (SHIPS) – Deadline January 31st 2022

Bevan’s successful SHIPS (Smart Health Inclusion Peer Advocates) programme is recruiting another cohort of volunteers to take part in training which enables them to become Peer Advocates with lived experience. SHIPS are looking to recruit individuals who have lived experienced of being either homelessness, seeking asylum or have refugee status.  The peer support service aims […]

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