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Massively short notice of an event: Seeking your input for Migrant Help new advice contract consultation – 13th February

via Mary at Asylum Matters I’ve been invited by Migration Yorkshire to attend a consultation/discussion event with Migrant Help on the new AIRE contract and I want to make sure I am raising the concerns of the voluntary sector and wider community at the event so they can be taken into account in the development of […]

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RESEARCH: 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service want to find out the views and opinions of migrant parents

http://wearemagpie.com are doing some research on behalf of Leeds Community Healthcare: “We are finding out current knowledge of Health Visiting and School Nursing Services, and hoping to promote and raise awareness of the 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service that will be in effect from April 2019.  Please see the survey here, where this also […]

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RESEARCH: Trafficked person interviews for university research

Dr Hannah Lewis of Sheffield university: “Are you in touch with someone with experiences of support from services for trafficked persons?  We are seeking people who are willing to be interviewed about the support they received from anti-trafficking groups (religious and non-religious). The interviews form one part of the University of Sheffield and Leeds ESRC-funded study Apr […]

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DESTITUTION: Invitation to take part in migrant homelessness survey by Crisis

Crisis are currently undertaking scoping research to inform their future work around migrant homelessness. This survey will support them with this work helping them to better understand the range of activity that is currently happening to support migrant people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Click on the survey here The survey covers […]

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Research: Understanding how gambling may impact on migrants – Leeds Event 29th November

The findings of research conducted in Leeds into the effects of gambling on migrant communities were shared at an event at the Carriageworks on Thursday 29th November by academics from Kings College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine The main conclusions were  Migrants and migrant communities are considered to be at […]

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Research: Refugee Council Research on the role of Refugee-led community orgs

Have a read of this interesting report published by Refugee Council on the vital role of refugee-led community organisations for integration.  Quote from Maurice Wren, Chief Executive of the Refugee Council: “At a time when refugee integration is finally back on the Government’s agenda, it’s a deep concern that the voices of refugees – the […]

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PhD Studentship: Arts Engagement and Storytelling as Pathways to Solidarity with Refugees

We are delighted to announce an opportunity to apply for a PhD Studentship on “Arts Engagement and Storytelling as Pathways to Solidarity with Refugees”.  The successful candidate will be jointly hosted by The School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds and the Community Partnerships team at Opera North. We are looking for someone […]

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