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Supporting Roma Voice – final report published

The final findings report from Supporting Roma Voice (SRV) is now available to download from here http://www.salford.ac.uk/sustainable-housing-and-urban-studies-unit/projects/supporting-roma-voice Supporting Roma Voice (SRV) was a multi-agency, practice led project, which aimed to support the growth of grassroots community advocacy as part of the growth of an inclusive and engaged Roma community in the UK. The project began […]

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Home Office ends policy of automatic settlement for refugees after five years

via Andrew at LRF and Lucy at NACCOM A couple of excellent articles on the new Government policy to review refugees’ status after 5 years  – that came out last Thursday https://www.freemovement.org.uk/home-office-ends-policy-automatic-settlement-refugees-five-years/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/09/refugees-applying-to-live-in-uk-face-being-sent-home-after-five-years

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Funding your destitution project – 1 day conference from NACCOM Thursday April 6th

On April 6th, NACCOM will be running a ‘Funding Your Project’ conference. Taking place at the St George’s Conference Centre in Leeds, this one-day event is designed for organisations working with destitute migrants who want to make the most of their existing income streams, or develop new ones.  Tickets are priced at £15 for member representatives […]

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Call for Papers – the Welcome City – Deadline 10th March

from Dr Hannah Lewis, University of Sheffield, and Dr Louise Waite, University of Leeds We are organising a session on welcoming refugees at an international ‘critical urban studies’ conference that will take place in Leeds 11-13 September. We are particularly interested to include local perspectives from practitioners and individuals involved in being welcomed, or welcoming refugees. What […]

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Creating a positive culture in the Third Sector, 29th March 09:00-13:00

Path Yorkshire and Voluntary Action Leeds present an event to support and enable organisations to face challenges and respond to changes by creating a positive culture, leading to improved capabilities and productivity.  Community and non-profit organisations are facing many challenges and are having to adapt and change to continue to meet its goals. To respond to […]

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