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Impoverishment and Asylum: Social Policy as Slow Violence – Leeds University – 29th January 13:00-14:00

When? 29 January 2020 12.30-13.00 refreshments; 13.00-14.00 presentation Where? Social Sciences 12.21/12.25 University of Leeds Who? Dr Lucy Mayblin from the University of Sheffield. Abstract: In this talk I will argue that a shift has taken place in recent decades from construing asylum as primarily a political and/or humanitarian phenomenon, to construing it as primarily […]

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Nominations invited for the Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards

The Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards, known as “The YAYAs” for short, aim to make a difference in raising the aspirations for some of the county’s most disadvantaged communities. The YAYA awards (, a Yorkshire-wide awards scheme, in partnership with York St. John’s University has been launched! The YAYA awards are supported by local, regional […]

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Supporting people dealing with the immigration system – 26th January 2020

What? Workshops for Asylum Activists 1.30pm For people interested in getting involved in the phone support project 2-3pm For current phone support volunteers (& new volunteers who came to 1.30pm session) 3.15pm For people interested in getting involved in anti raids support Please bring food/snacks to share if you can 🙂 When? Sunday, 26 January […]

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The Heart of Hairdressers Women’s Event

The Heart of hairdressers are holding a free make over event for women. There will be guest speakers and food and drink, so feel free to pop along. The event will be held: ·         Time: Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 10am – 3pm ·         Venue: 1st Floor, 63 Whitfield Gardens, LS10 2QD

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West Yorkshire Police Multi Cultural Policing Careers Events: 28th November and 3rd December

What? West Yorkshire Police welcome those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, including family members to find out more about our current and upcoming job opportunities. Come and discuss the many different career paths available and learn about the application process. There will be representatives from various police and staff roles. Where? Infinity Leeds, […]

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RESET Yorkshire Community Sponsorship Networking Event, 25th Nov 17.30-19.30

From RESET Communities and Refugees Community Sponsorship empowers people across the UK to welcome refugees into their local communities and support them as they rebuild their lives in safety. Up and down the country, communities have made the amazing decision to welcome and support a refugee family. Community Sponsorship Groups make a formal commitment to […]

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HERE FOR LIFE Screening at Everyman Leeds following by Q&A 11th November 18:15 & 12 November 10:45

On Monday 11th November at 18:15 pm, Leeds Film Festival will host a Q&A with one of the filmmakers. A second screening of the film will be held on and Tuesday 12 November at 10:45 am Sight and Sound have described this as “a film that genuinely seems to get under London’s skin”. The film is a blend of documentary, poetry […]

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Migration and the City: Imagining and Making Urban Lives – 22nd November

Researchers from the University of Leeds in collaboration with LASSN and Touchstone are looking for new residents in Leeds to participate in a creative workshop as part of their research project: “Migration and the City: Imagining and Making Urban Lives”  Where: The Holbeck (the oldest social club in Britain!) * Jenkinson Lawn, Holbeck Leeds LS119QX When: […]

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EU Settlement Scheme: free Home Office pop up event, 30th October 2019

Via Henriette Mahamane, Leeds Migration Support Coordinator You are invited to the EU Settlement Scheme pop up event in Leeds, where the Home Office will be on-hand to provide information about the EU Settlement Scheme to local residents and organisations. What is the EU Settlement Scheme? If you are an EU citizen, you and your […]

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