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Mythbusting Mythbusting

A great resource from British Future a couple of years ago, with evidence suggesting that “mythbusting” activities might be counter-productive. Here’s the small version and the XL versions of the same document

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Leeds Beckett: Responding to the Refugee Crisis: What can be done locally and nationally?

Jon Beech (Director of Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN)) will speak at this year’s Leeds Beckett University Festival of Politics and International Relations. He will be discussing the question of Responding to the Refugee Crisis: What can be done locally and nationally? When? Thursday 17th November, 5.30-7pm Where?  NT118 (Northern Terrace). Building 10 on […]

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Leeds’ Finest: Christine Majid of PAFRAS & Jess MacIntyre of ReachOUT

Two brilliant people from Leeds’ Migrant 3rd Sector have been shortlisted for National Diversity Awards. Christine Majid – former Chief Officer at PAFRAS has been nominated as Positive Role Model Award for Race, Religion & Faith. Jess MacIntyre – Founder and Chair of ReachOUT Leeds has been nominated as Positive Role Model Award for LGBT. The very best […]

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Finding your Feet (a Field Guide to Belle Isle)

Lovely film via @andybanjobrown made about coming to Leeds – well Belle Isle to be precise (“Is Belle Isle a part of Leeds?”) Made by a group from Belle Isle (which included some asylum seekers) this is an affectionate, powerful little film, about getting lost on an estate, and finding a community in the process. […]

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