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Guest Blog: VAL’s BME Hub

Ok, so it’s not a blog, but once a month the BME Hub at Voluntary Action Leeds do an excellent roundup of things they’ve come across. This is the kind of content they included on November’s edition Leeds Refugee Forum Seeks Trustees Experiences of Mental Health Crisis Services for BME People Support for New Migrants […]

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Help Refugees: app development – they want your opinion

Help Refugees and the Refugee Council have teamed up with a big tech company to design a product to help refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, and those who work in the sector. We’re currently in the design stages, and working out what functionality we need to prioritise. This is where you come in! […]

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Leeds BME Hub newsletter – News and Training

Do you subscribe to this excellent newsletter? Inevitably there’s a degree of cross-posting of content between the BME Hub Newsletter at this blog, but it contains a fair amount that doesn’t make it onto here. It also contains a very helpful list of other newsletters doing the rounds that might interest you, as well as […]

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Law Works – Pro Bono Legal Advice

Does your org or group ever struggle to afford legal advice? Law Works offer free advice to individuals and not for profits. Apparently, they’re not that well known north of Watford, but they do plenty of work up here. From checking agreements, to leases and HR advice, they cover the whole shebang. Browse their site […]

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Asylum Matters Update: Submission on Asylum Support Levels, Refugees Welcome report, British Future on Integration via City-Region Mayors & More

Via Andrea at Asylum Matters Asylum Matters Submission on Cash Allowance to Asylum-Seekers Asylum Matters put in a submission to the Home Office to inform their review of asylum support levels for 2017. While Asylum Matters has noted that 70% of Income Support is the absolute minimum required to meet the basic needs of people […]

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