The British Red Cross is looking for two new Casework and Advocacy coordinators to work with our refugee support team of staff and volunteers in South Yorkshire: Casework & Advocacy Coordinator, 28 hours per week, 1 year fixed term contract, based in Sheffield with regular travel in South Yorkshire, for further information: https://jobs.redcross.org.uk/tlive1_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d380904Dbsb%1BU&WVID=624080007l&LANG=USA Casework & Advocacy […]
Statement from the Home Secretary Amber Rudd on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2016-07-19/HCWS95 Guidance for people considering becoming applicants As yet we can’t find the “Help Refugees in the UK” digital register mentioned in the announcement, but we’ll post this when we find it. People who are interested in this can register their interest at […]
via still human,still here On 24 June 2016, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issued its concluding observations on the 6th report of the UK and noted that it “is concerned about the challenges faced by asylum seekers in the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights, particularly due to restrictions in […]
The deadline for registration has passed, and there were a limited number of places – so please don’t pitch up without an invitation. This is being posted to ensure everyone is kept in the loop about developments within the sector. On Wednesday 20th July, Migration Yorkshire will be holding a consultation event, to see how […]
A Task Group met in June 2016 to discuss levels of destitution in Leeds, especially amongst those with no recourse to public funds. Here are the notes from the first meeting. If you are interested in participating in this group please contact [email protected]
via Duncan at Refugee Council Closing date is 22nd July 2016 for more details visit the website http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/jobs/4686_regional_volunteer_coodinator
via @andybanjobrown Kate Allen @KateAllenAI, Director of Amnesty International UK comes to Leeds. Thursday 21st July 19:00 – 21-00 Amnesty Leeds Group meetings take place at Leeds Civic Hall on Calverley Street, LS1 1UR (opposite Millennium Square).
A lunchtime briefing/workshop hosted by Leeds Migration Partnership & Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network 12:00 – 14:30 Tuesday 19th July at Ebor Court, Skinner Street, Leeds Recent reports suggest that in the run up to (and aftermath of) the EU referendum, hate crime and racist behaviour are on the increase. Come along to discuss Is hate […]
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