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Celebrating Refugees – Online Refugee Week event with MPs Friday 18th June 2pm

Celebrating Refugees in Yorkshire On Friday 18th June at 2-3.30pm, Refugee Council and City of Sanctuary (Leeds) are hosting a regional, online MP engagement event for Refugee Week. The event will bring together sanctuary seekers, MPs and their constituents from across our region to learn about refugees, hear their stories, and celebrate the contributions they make […]

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LMP Zoom Chat on 15th June 2021 will host Migration & Homelessness Working Group

Migration and Homelessness Action Group (Part of the Leeds Migration Partnership) Tuesday 15th June, 12:30 – 1.45pm The LMP meeting will start at 12.30 and the Homeless Charter agenda will run from 12.45 till 1.45pm. The minutes from the last meeting are here. Homeless Charter Agenda:  Lived experience stories and actions Supporting people with No […]

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Leeds Hardship Fund for Destitute Asylum Seekers – Steering Group 10am 11th June 2021

As discussed at the last LMP catch-up meeting – Steering Group Members need to decide if the Hardship Fund has a role to play in easing destitution in Leeds over Summer 2021. Please find attached the Hardship Arrangements for 2020-21 – (how people accessed it last year) the report for the last winter 2020-2021 and […]

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Save the date: Leeds MPs confirmed for asylum round table at LMP Chat on Tuesday 29th June 2021

More details to follow, but Hilary Benn and Alex Sobel are already confirmed they’ll be coming along to the LMP Chat, 12:30 on 29th June – and we’re hoping to attact even more. We’re hoping to run it along the lines of Question Time – where people can ask questions in advance, and are then […]

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LMP Chat: 1st June 2021 – 45 mins of LMP updates/chat, then 30 on Leeds Hardship Fund for Destitute Asylum Seekers

Apologies for some of the confusion over the last couple of meetings – today’s LMP Chat should be a return to normal We meet Today, Tuesday 1st June 12:30 for 45 mins of LMP updates/chat, and then from 13:15 for 30mins discussing the Leeds Hardship Fund for Destitute Asylum Seekers, and whether or not it […]

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Calendar of activities for asylum seekers and refugees, June 21

Check out the June calendar of activities. There are still places available for the Confidence Building Course (for Arabic speaking women, interpreter provided) – please contact Amy @ Refugee Council – [email protected] / 07876144304 If you would like your group/activity to feature on the next calendar, please send me an email with brief details – […]

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Voluntary Action Leeds – Developing Strategic Leadership in Underrepresented Communities Project – June 21

Voluntary Action Leeds Part of the Developing Strategic Leadership in Underrepresented Communities Project, this training course is made up of five separate sessions. You will be required to attend all sessions to complete the course.   Developing Strategic Leadership in Underrepresented Communities Project This programme is an exciting opportunity for organisations who want to be […]

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International Organisation for Migration (IOM): Introductory webinar, 25th June 2021

Partnering with the CIOL, the UN Agency International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is offering an introductory webinar for professional linguists working with refugees. Using information and learnings from field work across the world, this session looks at the impact of refugee journeys and cultures of origin. It discusses how this may affect refugee expectations and behaviours, […]

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Leeds Migration Partnership Strategy Group – Wednesday 12th May 2021 (10am -12pm)

The second LMP strategy meeting of 2021 will be held on Wednesday 12th May (10am-12pm) and you are invited to attend. The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss the impact of recent changes regarding negative cessations and the new immigration policy plan, as well as review progress against the LMP priorities. The meeting will […]

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