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How do neighbourhoods experience migration? Migration Yorkshire/IPPR webinar 23rd July 2020

Communities up Close Over the past two years, we’ve visited 10 neighbourhoods across Yorkshire and Humber and talked with over 300 residents and professionals. Hear what they said, and how councils are responding. Help us explore what it all means by joining our webinar:  How do neighbourhoods experience migration? Thursday 23 July, 10.30am  It’s a […]

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VAL Leeds Voices: engaging with BAME communities in Leeds on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) Devolution Deal

Volunatary Action Leeds Leeds Voices project works together with Third Sector organisations across the city to allow their service users to have a say on issues that affect them. Leeds Voices currently have over 85 third sector organisations signed up to our partner list, with each partner eligible for a £10.00 payment for each service […]

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University of Leeds online event: BME experiences in higher education: policy making, social justice and white privilege takes place on 9th July from 10:00 – 11:00am

University of Leeds online event: BME experiences in higher education: policy making, social justice and white privilege takes place on 9th July from 10-11am. The online discussion event is with Professor Kalwant Bhopal on the representation of BME staff and students in higher education. The lecture will examine recent statistics on the representation of BME […]

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Devolution Consultation

A public consultation has now launched and will run until 19 July 2020 on the deal and proposals for a directly elected mayor. Please take part and share your views as part of this. There are a number of ways to engage: Through the online survey on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority website: By email to [email protected] By […]

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New multilingual Covid resource by IOM

IOM UK has designed a Covid-19 Migrant Information Service (MIS) to provide extra support to migrants in the challenging context of the Covid-19 crisis. The info service includes: a multilingual website a telephone service 0800 464 3380. to provide information to migrants living in the UK on 5 key topics: health, work, benefits, visas […]

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My Pregnancy during COVID-19

The Leeds Maternity Voices Partnership is a local NHS working group: a team of parent representatives, commissioners and providers, and volunteers working together to review and contribute to the development and improvement of local maternity services. The Partnership is currently running a survey on experiences of maternity services during the pandemic and would like to […]

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Service update: RETAS information videos

RETAS volunteers have created a series of short information videos in community languages. These videos explain how to contact our advisers while the office is closed, and what services we can offer. Videos in Kurdish (Sorani), Arabic, Farsi, Tigrigna and Amharic are now available on the homepage of our website. Our advisers are available […]

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