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Job: Children’s Adviser, Refugee Council £23.9k

Post:      Children’s Adviser Team:   Children’s Panel Location: Leeds Hours:   Full time, 35 hours per week Duration: Fixed Term 31.03.18 Grade/Salary: 5 – £23,935 Applications to be made via the Refugee Council website The closing date for applications is 26.10.2016 Interviews are provisionally set for 08.11.2016

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New Beginnings Fund – Leeds Community Foundation

New Beginnings has already had a successful ‘pilot’ stage. The fund began when a consortium of funders noticed that the increase in migrants to the UK was putting strain on community groups. They also noticed that more people in the UK wanted to support refugees and asylum seekers. The funders felt that the best way to […]

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Leeds No Borders Autumn Gathering, Oct 22nd 4-11pm

Come and join Leeds No Borders and friends for a day of tasty food, brilliant films, kids activities, and finally some great music. This will be a fundraiser for grassroots, migrant-led groups at the borders around Europe. Kids space and activities and Bouncy Castle 4-7pm Short Films screenings 5-6:30pm Food (halal and vegan options) and […]

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Free Webinar Training on Asylum Support from ASAP

via Mike at Still Human, Still Here ASAP are offering free Webinar Training –  Introduction to Asylum Support for Beginners. This will take place on 31 October 2016 from 2.00pm – 3.30pm. It will provide participants with no/limited experience of working with asylum seekers with an overview of the asylum support system, and help them […]

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Alternatives to detention – report from Detention Action

via Mike at Still Human Still Here New report on alternatives to detention In September, Detention Action issued a new report, Without Detention: Opportunities for Alternatives, which outlines how the use of detention could be avoided through prioritising meaningful engagement with migrants over harmful and costly enforcement. For the full report go to: http://detentionaction.org.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Without-Detention.pdf  

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