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Funding opportunity in Leeds (Next Steps Accommodation Programme)

Dear LMP partners, There is a small grant funded opportunity available to aid a cohort of people who were rehoused from the night shelter as part of the MHCLG ‘Everyone In’ directive. The local authority has secured funds from the MHCLG as part of their Next Steps Accommodation Programme. Information can be found here Providers […]

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‘Empowering Our Communities Through Self-Advocacy’ Online event 28th October

The Advonet Group are holding a free online event to help promote self-advocacy amongst communities in the Leeds area. Empowering Our Communities Through Self-Advocacy is on Wednesday 28th October from 10am-12:30pm. At the event, there will be a coproduction session for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and people from BME communities. The session will look at […]

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Mafwa Theatre Mental Health Resource

Hello folks, We thought we would share our mental health resource which we share with the Mafwa Theatre group every couple of months. We’ve tried to strip back as much information as possible to make it as accessible as possible. If any women you know could do with a mental health boost, our weekly drama […]

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EUSS (EU Settlement Scheme) Newsletter: End of the Transition Period

As the UK is now moving towards the end of Free Movement (31st December 2020) this update will highlights few policy updates that will impact on EU nationals residing in the UK. We strongly recommend that you please read this update carefully as it contains important updates. EU NATIONALS AND EMPLOYMENT: Apply for a National […]

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Resources for Teaching Online

During the pandemic LASSN have been training our English at Home volunteers to teach online instead of at learner’s homes. After numerous discussions about with volunteers about their experiences we have pulled together a small pack with edited highlights of what we have learned as well as good online resources we wanted to share. Please […]

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Covid messaging for culturally diverse communities in Leeds – we need your expertise and skills to really make a difference

Public Health and Leeds City Council have been working with partners across the city to keep communities safe. Forum Central is working with Public Health, the Communities Team, BME Hub, Leeds Refugee Forum and Migrant Access Project to deliver online webinar sessions. These are aimed at organisations and community groups who have trusted relationships with […]

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Virtual ESOL Classes @ MEMEC

MEMEC (Middle East and Mediterranean Community) is happy to announce their new Virtual ESOL classes with new format. We are running 6 evening classes weekly, 3 classes for men and 3 classes for women. (As shown in the flyer) We deliver 3 levels: Entry 1, Entry 2 and Entry 3 level. Classes run for 24 […]

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