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Musicultural Conversations – online sessions on Fridays in July (3, 10, 17 & 24 July)

We are running four online Musicultural Conversations sessions in July, for refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities. Fridays from 12:30-13:15 Dates: 3, 10, 17 & 24 July Refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities welcome Online sessions of interactive activities involving English conversation and music Practice your spoken English with a friendly group, meet new people, […]

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Supporting communities at the sharp edge of inequality during Covid-19 – Webinar 6th July 14:00 – 15:00

What? Supporting communities at the sharp edge of inequality during Covid-19 When? Mon, 6 July 2020 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 Why? Register for this webinar to find out about some of the challenges being faced by refugees, migrants and asylum seekers, Gypsies and Travellers, Roma communities and sex workers during coronavirus and to hear about how […]

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Refugee Week 2020 – Online

Don’t forget, there are loads of online activities for Refugee Week this year. Please show you support and turn up to some of these excellent events including these activities for children and young people these arts events – curated by Leeds Arts Together and the daily events below   

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Worker Co-op Development in Immigrant Communities Webinar, 6th July 2020, 4-6.30pm

via Cath Muller What? Worker Co-op Development in Immigrant Communities Webinar, When? 6th July 2020, 4-6.30pm Where? https://www.stirtoaction.com/beyondhere-webinars/worker-co-op-development-in-immigrant-communities We will explore how Center for Family Life in Brooklyn, a social services organisation, pivoted their service delivery framework to partner with community residents in the entrepreneurial act of developing worker co-operatives. Through co-operative development, immigrant communities […]

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Free online Oxford Migration Conference 29th May – 6th June 2020

The Oxford Migration Conference 2020 is going digital. Join the event for a series of digital panels with our delightful contributors. Reimagining Migration Narratives The Oxford Migration Conference 2020 will focus on explaining, comparing and unpacking the stories that surround refugees, migrants and migration. Narratives are powerful instruments in shaping refugee and migrant lives, migration […]

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Refugee Week Day 5: Friday 19th June 2020 – Musicultural Conversations in association with Leeds Church Institute

What activity are you planning? Musicultural Conversations – Come and join us for an hour of fun and interactive activities involving English conversation, movement and music. Why should people come along/take part? This will be a chance to practice your spoken English in a fun way, to meet new people and learn about each other, […]

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Refugee Week Day 3: Wednesday 17th June 2020 – Home from Home – A discussion of the Channel 4 Comedy series

What activity are you planning? – Home from Home – Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network invite you to an online discussion of the Channel 4 comedy series Home – about Sami, a Syrian refugee living with an English household Why should people come along/take part? –  It’s a great series – and well worth your […]

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Refugee Week Day 2: Tuesday 16th June 2020 – A football Quiz instead of the Refugee World Cup

What activity are you planning? Virtual Football Quiz – For anyone who enjoys the beautiful game! This is a light-hearted quiz, with multiple-choice rounds on The World Cup, The Premier League, football shirts, spot the ball and the comical ‘what happens next’ round. Why should people come along/take part? –  As it’s not possible to […]

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Refugee Week Day 1: Monday 15th June 2020 – Online Photo Exhibition 19:00– 20:00

What activity are you planning? We recognise that without exhibition space, it will not be possible to provide a photographic exhibition which includes a collage of pictures depicting lifestyles, skills, and talents of selected refugees and asylum seekers.  We will, therefore, share some photos and where possible use art and craft to  showcase skills and talents […]

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