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Online resources for Ukrainian Refugees in Leeds – July 2022

Here’s a round up of the best resources out there for both Ukrainian Refugees and people supporting them. Resources in Leeds Leeds Ukrainian Community Centre – facebook page  Leeds City Council – “Find more information about the help being offered, where to go for advice and how Leeds residents can get involved.” brings together all […]

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Yorkshire Integration Festival – 24th September 2022 – Millennium Square

Yorkshire Integration Festival Update The Yorkshire Integration Festival is coming to Millennium Square in Leeds on 24 September 2022! The festival is a family event for refugees and other migrants, and all our communities in the Yorkshire and Humber region.  It will feature music, dance and other performances, international food, art installations, stalls for local […]

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Refugee Support Grant, for local communities supporting refugees

[Ed: originally posted on VAL website in April, but we’d not heard of it til this week ;o)] Refugee Support Grant Asda’s charity, Asda Foundation, is committed to supporting local communities through grant giving. In light of the recent conflict in Ukraine the Asda Foundation is providing grants to better support refugees joining communities across the […]

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Free badminton sessions for refugees and asylum seekers, with The Bad Mittens – launching on Sunday 19 June, 2pm til 3pm

The Bad Mittens (the LGBT+ inclusive badminton group) are launching some free badminton sessions: no experience or equipment needed! Launching on Sunday 19 June, 2pm til 3pm Subsequently every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month (2pm til 3pm) Armley Leisure Centre These are social non competitive sessions so no experience required Players will be […]

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LMP Online Meeting: Ukraine special – 5th May 2022 from 11:30 – 12:30

The government has put in place arrangements for local authorities to implement and deliver on the Home for Ukraine scheme. Since the launch, Leeds City Council has been developing systems and processes in line with government guidance to deliver this scheme at a local level. So LMP are hosting a special online meeting, to enable […]

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Job: Get paid to help the Independent Office for Police Conduct do better at working with diverse populations – deadline 16th April 22

Do you want to make a difference and get paid while doing it? If the answer is yes, then the IOPC Aspiring Professionals Programme may be for you! What is your identity and what are your characteristics? Are you Black, South Asian or do you belong to another ethnic minority? Do you consider yourself to […]

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Meeting about support to people living in Hotels – Friday 11th March 16:30-17:30

Adapted from an email by Duncan at Refugee Council Over the past few weeks we have spoken with a number of partners about the growing number of people (mainly single men) who are being accommodated in hotels in Leeds whilst they wait for a decision on their asylum claim from the Home Office. Since the […]

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