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Invitation: Public Dissemination Event – Understanding how gambling may impact on migrants – Leeds – Thursday 29th November – 1pm – 3pm

Further to the focus group in June, we would like to invite you to attend a public dissemination event during which we will present the findings of our research project which investigated the impact of gambling on migrant communities in Leeds and London https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/policy-institute/scwru/res/knowledge/gambling-and-migrants.aspx.  During the event we hope to hear your thoughts about our findings and what things you […]

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Annual Race Lecture: Unearthing Submerged Narratives in Classical Music Histography and Education: Towards an Inclusive Art Form and its Teachings.

Join us for an evening of music, food and conversation with Dr Shirley J. Thompson Book your place here When? 17 October 2018 18:00 – 19:30 Where? Rosebowl, Lecture Theatre B The art of classical music is frequently described as deriving from purely, European origins. However, there may be more to this story than is […]

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IOM LINK IT Host Community Session – Monday 29th October 10am – 4pm

LINK IT is an innovative project aimed at delivering better integration outcomes for Syrian refugees resettled from Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey to Germany, Portugal, Romania and the United Kingdom. The project focuses on strengthening the link between pre-departure and post-arrival integration support for refugees. LINK IT activities will aim to develop and pilot a pre-departure […]

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Windrush Compensation Scheme and Lessons Learned Review – Mon 8th October at 16:30 – 19:30

from Samantha Powell at LCC “The Home Office is working alongside independent advisors Wendy Williams, leading on a Lessons Learned Review; and Martin Forde QC, working to put in place a Compensation Scheme for people impacted from the ‘Windrush generation’ / long-term Commonwealth citizens who are settled in the UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/windrush-lessons-learned-review Wendy and Martin are […]

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How to be lucky – free tickets

How to be Lucky is a theatre performance with an integrated workshop that seeks to examine aspects of the modern refugee experience of settling in the UK and particularly in the Yorkshire Region. The Story is of Anwar, a 30 year old Syrian man and his wider family, as he recounts his and their personal […]

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Compassionate City Awards 2018

via Pauline at LCC Communities Team “As a city, we all truly value the important and positive work that individuals, community groups and organisations do every day to make their local communities and our City a great place to live, work, and visit.  These contributions improve the lives of the people of Leeds and help […]

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Orgs in Leeds who want to recruit volunteers from refugee, asylum seeking and other migrant backgrounds

Following the hugely successful Volunteers Fair for orgs wishing to recruit refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants, we’re publishing a list of those same volunteering opportunities for those who weren’t able to make it today. Well done to everyone who participated in today’s extravaganza. Let’s hope it’s the first of many.  

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