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Archive | February, 2023

Intercultural communication – a training resource for volunteers supporting refugees and asylum seekers from the Centre for Intercultural Development

This document has been shared with kind permission of John at and share following the positive feedback we got for the BBC article on anti-racist approaches to spoken communication. This resource is designed to support better and more fruitful communications with people who speak English as a second or other language.  The guide accompanies […]

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Leeds Crime Reduction Network Meeting – Ending Violence against Women and Girls – 15th March 2023

The Leeds Crime Reduction Network Meeting on 15th March will be held at Malik House Business Centre, Crown House, 94 Armley Road, Armley, LEEDS LS12 2EJ. The theme of the meeting is: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls First guest speaker: Iain Yates | Acting Head of Policy & Delivery (Policing and Crime), West Yorkshire Combined […]

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Housing Options for Ukrainian Refugees – Chartered Institute of Housing

Access to decent affordable housing is an issue for everyone in Leeds. However, refugees from Ukraine face some unique challenges created by the way the scheme was set up by UK.GOV The Chartered Institute of Housing have created a great resource, which gathers information together on  Homes for Ukraine scheme Guidance for sponsors (or ‘hosts’) […]

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Off Centre – a performance, Saturday March 18th 2023

What? Ramped are excited to share the exciting news about the premiere of Off-Centre coming to the heart of Leeds, at the Holy Trinity Church on Boar Lane and YOU ARE INVITED! Off-Centre is created by a community of individuals and features 8 performers. Whilst the choreography by Annie Hanauer and Phil Sanger unfolds, artist Carrieanne […]

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The Cranfield Trust are offering free management Consultancy & Mentoring support to refugee and asylum seeker charities

The Cranfield Trust, has recently been awarded a grant to enable it to offer free management consultancy and mentoring support to refugee and asylum seeker charities across the UK.  The Trust’s pro bono consultancy support can be around business planning, financial management, governance, IT and marketing and they also offer leadership mentoring.  The support is […]

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Save the date – Refujazz – The Jazz Festival that funds Leeds Hardship Fund is back – 18th March 2023, Headingley Heart

What? REFU-JAZZ returns to HEART for a day of live jazz performances and workshops in aid of several refugee charities. Some of Yorkshire’s finest jazz musicians are coming together to help raise desperately needed funds for people fleeing war. Please come along and support this event and enjoy some incredible music. Where? Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre, […]

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Help discover Leeds’ remarkable history of refuge and migration – starts 10th March 2023

Are you interested in the history of Leeds?  Would you like to learn some more skills? People’s Voice Media and LASSN are looking for VOLUNTEER ONLINE ARCHIVE RESEARCHERS for an important project called HOME? that is looking at recent migration in Leeds (and the North).  You don’t have to be a refugee or an asylum seeker […]

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Migration Yorkshire’s Ukraine, Hong Kong and Afghan Information Hubs

One of the many excellent things about Migration Yorkshire’s new website is the way it gathers resources together for resettled refugees. There are, so far, info hubs on Ukraine, Hong Kong and Afghan Refugees    The Ukraine Hub include sections on Hosting and sponsorship Welcome and integration FAQ for Ukrainian individuals in the UK Resources […]

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