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Archive | May, 2022

Free badminton sessions for refugees and asylum seekers, with The Bad Mittens – launching on Sunday 19 June, 2pm til 3pm

The Bad Mittens (the LGBT+ inclusive badminton group) are launching some free badminton sessions: no experience or equipment needed! Launching on Sunday 19 June, 2pm til 3pm Subsequently every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month (2pm til 3pm) Armley Leisure Centre These are social non competitive sessions so no experience required Players will be […]

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New dates for LMP Meetings in 2022 – in case you missed them

The new dates for LMP Operations and Strategy Meetings have been have been published here We’ve also published the dates of the Leeds Strategic Migration Board – and you’ll remember we send an LMP rep to those meetings.  Meeting Date Venue LMP Strategic Group ·         26th May 2022 (10am-12pm) ·         14th July 2022 (10am-12pm) […]

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How can we improve support for pregnant migrants? Workshop 30th June 2022

The Migrant Women’s Experiences of Maternity Care project explores migrant women’s experiences of pregnancy and maternity care in Manchester, Leeds, and Kirklees – and the findings from this research project will be discussed at end of project workshops in Manchester, Leeds, & Kirklees (see details below).  The goal of these workshops is to bring together migrant […]

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Healthy Communities Together – Various posts – closing date 8th June 2022

Healthy Communities Together Vacancies Healthy Communities Together is a group of organisations who work with asylum seekers (Leeds Asylum Seeker Support Network), Gypsies and Travellers (Leeds GATE), sex workers (Basis Yorkshire), and Trans people (Yorkshire MESMAC), Leeds City Council and health (Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group) who also have a responsibility to all of these groups. […]

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University scholarships for new & current Afghan students in UK – Deadline June 10th 2022

The Department for Education and the British Council recently confirmed plans for a ‘Warm Welcome Scholarship Scheme’ to support eligible individuals in the UK with links to Afghanistan to access higher education. The British Council is managing the scheme and has detailed information on their website. The deadlines are all very tight so please do […]

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English Classes that aren’t courses, aka “Wider learning oppotunities” – from Learning English Yorkshire and Humber

Until now, Learning English Yorkshire and Humber (LEYH) has only listed ESOL classes across the Yorkshire and Humber region. Since we launched in 2019 we have frequently been asked by providers if LEYH can promote other learning opportunities for ESOL learners. We have also been asked by ESOL learners about other opportunities that are available […]

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Jobs: Refugee Council , Homes for Ukraine Workers, Full time to June 2023 £26,446

The Refugee Council is one of the leading organisations in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees. Our operational teams based in various locations in England provide advice and assistance across a wide range of issues, including helping asylum seekers through the complexities of the asylum system, addressing issues of destitution and assisting refugees […]

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LMP Event Feedback and Future Meetings

Thank you to all who were able to attend the LMP ‘Days of Future Past’ event on 17th March. Over 20 people attend and it was great to see partners in person. A full overview of the feedback gained during the event is attached. The event enabled us all to re-connect, re-energise and decide; How […]

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