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English (ESOL) for Jobseekers – Applying for Jobs

PATH Yorkshire presents an English/ESOL for Jobseekers – Applying for Jobs from first week of February until end of March 2020. Open to Refugees (aged 19 years and above) living in Leeds and Other Migrants who have been in UK for 1 year or longer, now living in Leeds. In this course, you will learn […]

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Sector Specific ESOL for Refugees

PATH Yorkshire will deliver English/ESOL for Work (Sector Specific) from first week of February until March 2020. Open for Refugees (aged 19 years and above) living in Leeds and Other Migrants who have been in UK for 1 year or longer, now living in Leeds. Start at any date. Ongoing Enrolment – Call PATH on […]

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English (ESOL) for Driving

PATH Yorkshire will be running a one-off ESOL/English for Driving from first week of February 2020 until March 2020 at PATH Yorkshire office, 29 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD. These classes are open for Refugees (aged 19 years and above) living in Leeds and Other Migrants who have been in UK for 1 […]

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Impoverishment and Asylum: Social Policy as Slow Violence – Leeds University – 29th January 13:00-14:00

When? 29 January 2020 12.30-13.00 refreshments; 13.00-14.00 presentation Where? Social Sciences 12.21/12.25 University of Leeds Who? Dr Lucy Mayblin from the University of Sheffield. Abstract: In this talk I will argue that a shift has taken place in recent decades from construing asylum as primarily a political and/or humanitarian phenomenon, to construing it as primarily […]

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PAFRAS Communications and Marketing Volunteer vacancy

We are currently looking to recruit a reliable, dynamic and hardworking Communications and Marketing Volunteer who is excited about the role and who will work alongside the PAFRAS Director and the wider team. We have been working with a marketing consultant and designer to re-brand the PAFRAS logo and website and following the re-brand, we’d like the volunteer to […]

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Nominations invited for the Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards

The Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards, known as “The YAYAs” for short, aim to make a difference in raising the aspirations for some of the county’s most disadvantaged communities. The YAYA awards (www.theyayas.org.uk), a Yorkshire-wide awards scheme, in partnership with York St. John’s University has been launched! The YAYA awards are supported by local, regional […]

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Resource of the Week: Support through court

a submission from JGW – long time reader, first time contributor.  Support Through Court are a charity supporting people who face court alone so that they can represent themselves to the best of their ability. Our service is free and based in court buildings. Our aim is to help clients represent themselves to the best of their abilities so […]

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Supporting people dealing with the immigration system – 26th January 2020

What? Workshops for Asylum Activists 1.30pm For people interested in getting involved in the phone support project https://leedsnoborders.wordpress.com/signing-detention-support/ 2-3pm For current phone support volunteers (& new volunteers who came to 1.30pm session) 3.15pm For people interested in getting involved in anti raids support https://antiraids.net/about/ Please bring food/snacks to share if you can 🙂 When? Sunday, 26 January […]

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Volunteer Role: Children’s Advisor at Refugee Council

There is a new opportunity to volunteer with the Children’s Section in Leeds. Location: Refugee Council Children’s Section, Hillside, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND Time commitment: 2 days per week (9:30 – 17:00 approx.) for a minimum of 6 months Responsible to: Children’s Adviser, Children’s Section Main role: The main purpose of this post is […]

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