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Archive | June, 2023

Law Firm, DLA Piper, Research and Pro Bono Work

A global law firm, DLA Piper, helps individuals who can’t access legal aid, non-governmental organisations, United Nations agencies, and social entrepreneurs. Through this work, the firm aims to promote the rule of law and access to justice. The firm runs several pro bono projects to support and empower people seeking asylum, refugees and other under-served […]

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Advocacy Together event to promote voices of disadvantaged groups – Thursday 20th July 2023 from 10am-1pm

Next month, a free event will be held in Leeds to shine a light on the voices of people from disadvantaged communities in the city. Advocacy Together is organised by The Advonet Group, a leading Leeds-based advocacy charity. The event will focus on helping people from marginalised groups in Leeds to be heard, showing how […]

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Resource of the Week: Education funding options for refugees and asylum seekers 2023

It’s that time of year when people are thinking about exam results and Universities. Universities of Sanctuary maintain a comprehensive list of resources for asylum seekers and refugees who wish to access Higher Education  Student Action for Refugees also list of scholarships and grants, and guides to making successful applications Lastly, Refugee Education UK have […]

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Leeds Migration Partnership Strategy Group Meeting – 13th July 2023

The Leeds Migration Partnership Strategy Group are meeting on Date: Thursday 13th July 2023 (10am-12pm) Venue: RETAS, 233-237 Roundhay Road, Harehills, Leeds, LS8 4HS Meeting theme: British Red Cross International Family Tracing Service For the key theme, British Red Cross International Family Tracing Service will share an update on their long closure and open a […]

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Barnardo’s support helplines for asylum seekers, Ukrainians and Hong Kong BNO

Barnardo’s support helplines for asylum seekers, Ukrainians and Hong Kong BNO Barnardo’s Boloh Helpline is pleased to announce the expansion of our service to support the mental health and wellbeing of adult asylum seekers across the UK. This project is funded by the Home Office from September 2022 until 31st January 2025. The Helpline […]

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With a Flourish installation & Garden of Sanctuary ceremony – MAFWA Theatre

Join us in the newly opened Roxby Community Garden, June 20th 4-6pm, this Refugee Week for a Garden of Sanctuary ceremony and eco-art installation. We will be unveiling ‘With a Flourish’, an art piece created by artist Michaela Lesayova and members of our eco-art club. The large-scale textile installation, featuring dyes extracted from local flowers […]

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