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Access and experiences of mental health crisis care services in Leeds by black and minority ethnic communities

via John Halshall at Touchstone Here a short report about the learning and information-sharing event on 11th December about access and experiences of mental health crisis care services in Leeds by black and minority ethnic communities. The event report summarises what participants recorded during the event, arranged by theme: What is working well (pages 2 […]

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Challenging Conversations – The Findings Friday 30 June | 9.45am – 11.45am | Leeds Civic Hall

Voluntary Action Leeds have been working in partnership with six community-based organisations with the aim of better understanding the drivers that may lead young people to commit hate crimes and identify potential solutions to reduce incidents in the future. Please join us to hear more about the findings of this Home Office funded project and […]

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Supporting Roma Voice – final report published

The final findings report from Supporting Roma Voice (SRV) is now available to download from here http://www.salford.ac.uk/sustainable-housing-and-urban-studies-unit/projects/supporting-roma-voice Supporting Roma Voice (SRV) was a multi-agency, practice led project, which aimed to support the growth of grassroots community advocacy as part of the growth of an inclusive and engaged Roma community in the UK. The project began […]

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Help to monitor the DWP ‘warm handover’

From Lorna at RAA In the last LMP meeting there was a quick discussion about the DWP ‘warm handover’ rollout across the region, a measure aimed to address issues with the transition period between NASS support and mainstream benefits. After speaking to a colleague in the North East who’s been working with the local NE […]

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Housing and the Migration Crisis Conference, 13/14th December

A conference is being held at St George’s Conference Centre on 13/14 December 9-5pm The conference themes are housing and migration crisis and will be attended by a wide range of researchers presenting their work as well as activist and practice discussion. More details here http://www.sociology.leeds.ac.uk/events/2016/call-for-papers-struggles-over-home-in-a-time-of-crisis Day tickets are £20 and include lunch, refreshments and […]

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