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Men’s Health Fair: Living Well and Taking Control – 28th March 11:00-18:00

There are high incidents of ill-health among African, African-Caribbean and South Asian men, especially suffering with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, arthritis, prostate and other cancers. Men continue to prove reluctant to address their health issues, until symptoms are well advanced, and difficult to treat. The Leeds Boyz2Men Health & Well-being project aims to encourage […]

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Universal Credit implementation dates for West Yorkshire

Universal Credit will be implemented in West Yorkshire on the following dates: Leeds – 10th October 2018 Bradford – 20th June 2018 Wakefield – 28th November 2018 Calderdale and Kirklees went live from 2017 Simon Betts, Relationship Manager for the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed the dates for the Universal Credit awareness […]

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Refugee Awareness Week at Leeds Beckett

We are delighted to announce the final program for Refugee Awareness Week at Leeds Beckett Students’ Union, in partnership with Leeds City of Sanctuary, and student group Action Interactive International. The week will run from 19-25th March and includes sports, food, socials, talks and even a bake sale. All events are totally free and welcome […]

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‘Existence is Enough: 10 Days of Action in Solidarity with Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ – Launch Event 6pm Monday 5th March

Eyewateringly short notice, but here’s an invitation to LUU’s launch event on Monday “Leeds University Union (LUU) would like to invite you to the launch event of our campaign ‘Existence is Enough: 10 Days of Action in Solidarity with Refugees and Asylum Seekers’. This campaign aims to get students to re-think the idea that refugees […]

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Free Bookkeeping course, Leeds Refugee Forum Wednesday 7th March 10.30-13:30

LRF is organizing a half day basic bookkeeping training to support refugee Community Organisations and small groups. “This training is designed round using excel and aims to meet the needs of Refugee Community Organisations and Small Groups and to get new committee members familiar with financial management. The training will be run by WYCAS and […]

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Leeds City of Sanctuary Open Evening to help volunteers find the right asylum or refugee project for them

Want to know how you can volunteer with refugees/asylum seekers in Leeds ? Want to know what opportunities are out there? Then our Volunteer Information Session is for you! Monday 26th February, 6-7pm Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds. LS3 1EL Our session is to help people: Find out about organisations supporting refuge and asylum in Leeds […]

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Women of Palestine – the Ongoing Nakba (catastrophe)

The largest and longest-standing group of refugees in the world are Palestinians. We invite any Leeds refugee/asylum seeker groups who would like a stall or to provide literature to display at this International Women’s Day event  to get in touch. Please help to promote the event which is open to all.

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Talk by the authors of ‘ The Good Immigrant’

Nikesh Shukla, Kieran Yates, and Inua Ellams are three contributors to The Good Immigrant, the award-winning, bestselling essay collection featuring emerging British black, Asian and minority ethnic writers, poets, journalists and artists. In their essays about race and immigration, they paint a picture of what it means to be ‘other’ in a country that wants you, doesn’t […]

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