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Planning Refugee Week 2017

Let’s think together how we can celebrate this year the Refugee Week differently. We’d love you to think about organising an event, nand if you need help or ideas you can review the leaflet from last year programme and click below link for the national Refugee Week website: http://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/advice-and-ideas-for-organising-events Here are the the minutes of the […]

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Funding your destitution project – 1 day conference from NACCOM Thursday April 6th

On April 6th, NACCOM will be running a ‘Funding Your Project’ conference. Taking place at the St George’s Conference Centre in Leeds, this one-day event is designed for organisations working with destitute migrants who want to make the most of their existing income streams, or develop new ones.  Tickets are priced at £15 for member representatives […]

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Call for Papers – the Welcome City – Deadline 10th March

from Dr Hannah Lewis, University of Sheffield, and Dr Louise Waite, University of Leeds We are organising a session on welcoming refugees at an international ‘critical urban studies’ conference that will take place in Leeds 11-13 September. We are particularly interested to include local perspectives from practitioners and individuals involved in being welcomed, or welcoming refugees. What […]

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Creating a positive culture in the Third Sector, 29th March 09:00-13:00

Path Yorkshire and Voluntary Action Leeds present an event to support and enable organisations to face challenges and respond to changes by creating a positive culture, leading to improved capabilities and productivity.  Community and non-profit organisations are facing many challenges and are having to adapt and change to continue to meet its goals. To respond to […]

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Leeds No Borders: Morton Hall protest, Saturday 11th March 2017

via leedsnoborders   JOIN US ON SATURDAY 11 MARCH 2017 TO SURROUND MORTON HALL IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTRE “STOP DEATHS IN DETENTION: SHUT DOWN DETENTION CENTRES” There have been THREE deaths in recent weeks in Detention Centres TWO of them at Morton Hall. Since 2000 twenty-nine people have died in Immigration Detention centres or shortly after release […]

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Remember Oluwale: Wandering Abroad: A day of free poetry workshops On Saturday 8th April 2017, 10am to 4pm

Workshop topics include: Introduction to writing poetry Writing a group poem Crafting and editing your poems Plus: an optional walk to visit places in Chapeltown of relevance to David’s life and a chance to watch Corrine Silva’s film ‘Wandering Abroad’ (commissioned by Leeds City Art Galleries). Free lunch provided. Free poetry book to everyone who takes part.

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Gulwali Passarlay ‘The Lightless Sky’ book launch and talk, and Hearts and Hopes photo exhibition 7th March

Tuesday 7th March 7pm Headingley Library. Gulwali  Passarlay ‘The Lightless Sky’ book launch author event and talk and Hearts and Hopes photo exhibition. Headingley library  North Lane Headingley LS6 3HG Free event. No ticket required. Gulwali Passarlay arrived in the UK at the age of 13 as a political refugee. Like many refugees, he has overcome the hardships […]

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