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Feedback from Migrant Help and Customer Feedback Survey -January 21

We are keen to improve the support we provide to service users and would like to encourage feedback from clients. Migrant Help  has produced a feedback survey, to encourage clients to feedback which is anonymous and in 12 different languages. Please see the attached feedback survey information and the  link below, if you can please […]

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If you support migrant families with school aged children who do not have fixed broadband, please read this

With the schools closed for Lockdown 3.0, migrant families are under greater pressure than ever. There are a number of schemes to help get kids the equipment and internet access they need to keep learning and stay in touch with their schools.  This referral form has been co-designed with Leeds City Council colleagues, to ensure […]

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Race, Inequality, and the Legacy of Historical Injustices within Policing – 28th Jan 2021

Following the death of George Floyd in the USA and protests across the world, policing leaders from across the UK committed to further action around issues of diversity and inclusion and addressing concerns about racial inequalities, including the experiences of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, in policing and the criminal justice system. West Yorkshire […]

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#CutTheCollaboration – Stop the Home Office building a new immigration enforcement centre

Calling for support!  Anti raids group across the UK have collaborated on a joint action calling for companies profiting from racist borders to #CutTheCollaboration. We’re asking you to help us on Wednesday 13th January with the power of the keyboard. Full event details here: https://fb.me/e/SHuxmM0Z What’s happening? For those who aren’t aware, the Home Office were granted permission […]

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Funding Oppotunity: Leeds Community Foundation

The Leeds Community Foundation have launched a funding programme to cover the cost of community organisations being able to take the time and space to step back from delivery and undertake strategic development work. It gives busy leaders and teams the support and resources to: reflect on their successes and understand what makes them resilient […]

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Leeds Migrant Access Programme Training Programme

Leeds City Council’s Migrant Access Project (MAP) aims to equip people from a range of national, ethnic and/or language backgrounds with skills and knowledge to support new arrivals to Leeds. The team have scheduled training sessions on a variety of subjects throughout January to March 2021 (i.e. writing a funding application, modern slavery and advocacy […]

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MSc Maths, MSc Physics, and MSc Mech Eng Scholarship available from Verder Leeds Scholarships

The Verder Leeds Scholarship is available for forced migrants to the UK, such as asylum seekers or refugees, wishing to study selected taught Masters courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.  It provides fees and a maintenance grant of approximately £9,000. The eligible courses (as stipulated by Verder) are: MSc Maths MSc Physics […]

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Preliminary information questionnaires – Info Jan 21

Some info regarding Preliminary information questionnaires (aka PIQ forms) Please find contact details wishing to request an extension to PIQ returns. Croydon Asylum Team 4th Floor Lunar House 40 Wellesley Road Croydon CR9 2BY Please note: The email changed last week to [email protected] If anyone downloads the PIQ from the .gov website, those details are currently showing the […]

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