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Course enrolement event at St. Vincent’s

St Vincent Support Centre 4 Berking avenue, Leeds, LS9 9LF Why not join something new! St Vincent’s Support Centre welcomes everyone to class enrolment next week! Why not come along and enrol in activities such as ESOL, IT, Literacy, Employability, art and cooking classes. ALL CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES ARE FREE! Open to all adults (+18) […]

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Leeds Digital Festival #ldf19 : Can digital offer sanctuary for refugees and asylum seekers? 1st May 2019 10-12

Book your place here People seeking refuge and asylum in our city face many challenges, of which technology can be a help and a hindrance. This event focuses on the role of technology in the lives of refugees and asylum seekers alongside consideration of issues of digital exclusion. Dr Glenda Garelli, lecturer in human geography […]

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Leeds Homeless Charter Launch, 10th May 2019

What? A chance to hear about the work of the Leeds Homeless Charter and how faith groups, individuals, organisations, institutions and grass root groups are playing their part in tackling homelessness in Leeds. Includes speakers MP Hilary Benn and Deputy Leader of LCC Debra Coupar. When? Fri, May 10, 2019 – 3:45 PM – 5:00 […]

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Event: Migration Yorkshire: Yorkshire and Humber VCS Engagement Day – 2nd May 2019

What? Migration Yorkshire are holding a Yorkshire and Humber VCS Engagement Day. The day is aimed at organisations who are supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The aim of the event is to review the progress since the last VCS Engagement Day in 2016, identify strategic engagement opportunities, and to identify how Migration Yorkshire can best […]

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Right to Remain/These Walls Must Fall: free training on “Preparing in case of detention” and “An introduction to campaigning against detention” – register your interest

Right to Remain/These Walls Must Fall are arranging two training sessions in Leeds, and want to work out how many people might be interested in coming. The first is ‘Preparing In Case of Detention’ on 7th May 13:00 – 17:00 and is aimed at people who might be at risk of detention or people who […]

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Film Night – Moving to Mars 16th April 2019

Garforth Refugee Group will be hosting a screening of ‘Moving to Mars’, a 2009 documentary which follows two Burmese families who are resettled from a refugee camp in Thailand to Sheffield. You can read an interview with the Director here and some reviews here Where? Garforth Methodist Church When? Tues 16th April 7pm The film […]

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Leeds Schools of Sanctuary – volunteers needed & upcoming meeting

There will be a meeting to find out more about Leeds Schools of Sanctuary and plan the future of the project on Weds 24th April 2019 at 10am in the Puffin room, 2nd floor, Oak House, 94 Park Lane, Leeds LS3 1EL. All are welcome. If you would like to attend, please email [email protected] https://leeds.cityofsanctuary.org/schools-of-sanctuary/schools-of-sanctuary-steering-group  […]

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