via @andybanjobrown Kate Allen @KateAllenAI, Director of Amnesty International UK comes to Leeds. Thursday 21st July 19:00 – 21-00 Amnesty Leeds Group meetings take place at Leeds Civic Hall on Calverley Street, LS1 1UR (opposite Millennium Square).
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A lunchtime briefing/workshop hosted by Leeds Migration Partnership & Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network 12:00 – 14:30 Tuesday 19th July at Ebor Court, Skinner Street, Leeds Recent reports suggest that in the run up to (and aftermath of) the EU referendum, hate crime and racist behaviour are on the increase. Come along to discuss Is hate […]
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SARSVL is currently developing a volunteer scheme for women to volunteer in their Advocacy Service to provide practical support to women who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. They are particularly keen to allow for women who are seeking asylum to participate as volunteers if they would like to. Lucy Coen, Advocacy […]
Via Volition Touchstone IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) has launched a first pilot of a 5 week CBT based stress management class in Farsi which is delivered one of their Farsi speaking clinicians. The class aims to provide techniques and strategies to help people learn to cope with their stress, including anxiety, depression, panic attacks […]
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The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace is working in Harehills. We will be running an 8 week free accredited women’s course. Please find attached our flyer. The course is in conflict resolution and peace building. The course is free to attend and is open to any woman living in the area. Please pass […]
Duncan Wells has been appointed as Head of Resettlement across Yorkshire and Humber for Refugee Council. Welcome back to Leeds Duncan
via @leedscityofsanctuary “On behalf of Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales and US-based funder Unbound Philanthropy, I am delighted to invite you to a free training and networking event for local charities working with refugees, this coming October. As the refugee crisis continues to take its toll across Europe, your work is more important than […]
“Queens of Syria is an all-female Syria refugee theatre group coming on tour to UK next week. They will be performing an adaptation on Euripides’ anti-war tragedy The Trojan Women – thought to be the first dramatization of a war crime and its female victims. This project is incredibly important for the women, acting as […]
via Ewa at Migration Yorkshire Migration Yorkshire have produced a briefing about rights of EU nationals in the UK post referendum for local authorities services and third sector organisations working with EU migrants. In addition, Nick from Chapeltown CAB has pointed to this very useful statement on the CAB website https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/law-and-rights/brexit/brexit/ “The UK public has […]