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Community Iftars in Leeds

via David at LASSN There’s loads of community Iftars happening this year – and you may wish to spread the word about them. The Moltaka is  a network of middle eastern families based in Leeds who establish safe spaces for individuals of all sects, faiths and none, to share culture and food, fund-raise for various […]

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Anouncement of new ESOL provision in Leeds is imminent

Eagle-eyed citizens will have noticed that there’s been movement on LCC’s second bid to the Controlling Migration Fund – this paper from late March says  “In February 2018 Leeds City Council received notification from the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government that they had been successful in their bid to the Controlling Migration Fund […]

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Asylum Matters: Template for Local Groups’ Response to Government’s Integrated Communities Green Paper

via Andrea at Asylum Matters  Asylum Matters has produced guidance to support local organisations who are interested in submitting a response to the Government’s consultation on its Integrated Communities Green Paper. The strategy sets out the government’s vision for building strong and integrated communities, and proposes a number of actions to deliver this at a […]

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LMP Strategy Group Meeting Agenda 13th June 2018, 10:00

The next Leeds Migration Partnership Strategy Group Meeting is happening on Wednesday 13th June, 10:00-12:00 at Oak House. Please see the uploaded agenda and action plan. We’re looking forward to hearing about what’s been happening in relation to our three priorities.  Please come to the meeting prepared to feedback, share and contribute to our discussions.  Do […]

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Understanding how gambling may impact on migrants: invitation to a workshop – 25th June 2018

England has some of the most relaxed gambling laws in the world and there is concern that vulnerable adults are being harmed.  New migrants are one of a number of groups in society who could be adversely affected by gambling (e.g. debt; relationship problems; mental health issues; stress; health problems; poor performance at work/study; involvement […]

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Free Plaster Casting workshops with Left Bank Leeds!

Refugee Council are hosting Left Bank’s ‘Critical Mass’, a free plaster casting workshop with Eva Mileusnic, as part of Refugee Week 2018. This is an opportunity to learn the basics of plaster casting and to contribute to a large-scale art installation celebrating diversity, all whilst making new friends and having fun! The session will take […]

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