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Volunteer with SARSVL Advocacy Service

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 […]

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Stress management course for Farsi speakers

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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Free training and networking event for local charities working with refugees: October 13-14

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 […]

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Rights of EU Nationals post referendum: a briefing from Migration Yorkshire – and a simple statement from CAB

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 […]

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People Welcome In LEEDS – March Against Xenophobia and Racism: 2nd July 12:00-13:30 The Barrel Man, outside Sainsbury’s, Headrow, Leeds

via @yorkshirestpauli “After a huge increase in xenophobic, racist attacks against migrants and British citizens of migrant descent, we are calling for a march of solidarity to show that in our city, we will not tolerate hate and bigotry. This is not called by any political party, organisation or campaign group – it doesn’t matter […]

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