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Asylum Matters update – 31st October 2023

Advocacy and campaigning initiatives Communities Not Camps People seeking safety have been returned to the Bibby Stockholm barge, amid protests by Just Stop Oil and others, with residents expressing their distress. Home Office ministers have refused to disclose the amount spent on the barge. Meanwhile, Care4Calais has begun crowdfunding to challenge the placement of around […]

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Leeds City Council joined the City of Sanctuary Local Authority Network

Following an update from Mary Brandon regarding Leeds City Council joining the City of Sanctuary Local Authority Network in May 2023. A City of Sanctuary Local Authority Network steering group first met on the 9th of October 2023. The purpose of the group is to: Bring together third sector and local authority partners, with those […]

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Islamophobia Awareness Month: November 2023

The month is a national campaign which aims to showcase the positive contributions of Muslims as well as raise awareness of Islamophobia in society. The Safer Stronger Communities Team of Leeds City Council and partners across the city will be showcasing training, engagement and events throughout the month. Please see a full schedule attached including […]

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The Other Side of Hope – journeys in refugee and immigrant literature – a celebration: Tuesday 7th November 2023 15:30-17:30

I am writing to invite you to a literary event with The Other Side of Hope: journeys in refugee and immigrant literature. We are the UK’s only literary journal that is edited by refugees and immigrants. Established in 2021, we exist to serve the refugee and immigrant communities worldwide.  Our third print issue has just […]

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Survivors West Yorkshire – Online Film Festival 14th, 15th and 16th November 2023

The Mission of Survivors West Yorkshire – the organization behind Ben’s Place – is to support male survivors of sexual violence and abuse for over two decades across Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield, and Halifax.  Our online services feature a variety of self-help guides, media resources, and websites specifically designed for male survivors.  Alongside this, we […]

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Leeds Arts & Climate Week – 27th Oct – 3rd Nov 2023

The Human Aquarium team, partnering with Climate Action Leeds are taking over the Climate Action Leeds’ city hub from 27 October until 3 November to launch their Deep Water exhibition which considers the effect of single-use plastics and climate change on the world’s oceans. The exhibition reflects on the important role of the world’s oceans […]

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