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Trustee Vacancy at Manuel Bravo Project

Manuel Bravo Project are recruiting for a new Trustee!  Manuel Bravo Project is a charitable organisation based in Leeds that aims to help asylum seekers who are unable to find adequate legal representation. Manuel Bravo Project are looking for individuals who are ambitious for our communities, with an ability to think creatively, willingness to speak […]

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Competition: Visual Representation of Multilingualism

BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics), in partnership with CuratorSpace, Multilingual Matters, and the AILA Research Network for Creative Inquiry and Applied Linguistics, is looking for applied linguists and visual artists to submit visual representations of multilingualism as part of an international competition. This competition aims to provide a creative opportunity to explore new ways […]

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LMP Strategy Group 16th January Meeting Agenda

The next Leeds Migration Partnership Strategy Group Meeting is happening on Wednesday 16th January, 10:00-12:00 at Oak House. We’re looking forward to hearing about what’s been happening in relation to our three priorities.  Please come to the meeting prepared to feedback, share and contribute to our discussions.  Do also bring short case studies with you that […]

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Dates and Times of LMP Meetings for 2019

Strategy Group – Venue: Oak House Key contacts: Ruth Davany, PAFRAS and Daniel Mundet, Path Yorkshire [email protected] Next meeting: Wednesday 16th January 2019 10:00 – 12:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019 Wednesday 11th September 2019 Wednesday 27th November 2019  Time: 10:00 – 12:00 (though we have the room booked from 09:00 -13:00) Operations Group – Venue: One Community Centre Key […]

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Resource of the week #48: Resources for people who have been detained

Leeds Unity Centre have put together an explanation of the detention process and what happens next: https://leedsunitycentre.net/worried-about-being-detained/ Detention Action have a freephone number 0800 587 2096 where you can get help http://detentionaction.org.uk/ Right to remain have developed an excellent action plan for what to do if someone is detained https://righttoremain.org.uk/toolkit/detention/ AVID http://www.aviddetention.org.uk  may be able to help you […]

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Lift the Ban: Support the Campaign to allow asylum seekers to work, and sign the petition

via Pascale at Refugee Action Please spread the word and promote this campaign. Loads of amazing organisations have come together to support Lifting the Ban to work for asylum seekers. See below for links to articles and videos and remember to sign the petition: https://refugee-action.org.uk/addyourvoice.  Right now, right here in the UK, people seeking asylum are banned […]

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Latest News from the Diocese of Leeds

Here is the latest Refugee Response Newsletter from the Diocese of Leeds Refugee Support Group bringing you a  brief overview of the work being done across the Diocese since September 2015 and some updates from 2018. Recently we have been encouraging support for the WYDAN Night Shelter and the Community Sponsorship Scheme.

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