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Parasites and Beasts of Burden: Rethinking the Politics of Migration – 9th June

via Lorna from RAA Launch Event: Thursday June 9th 4.00-5.30pm, followed by drinks reception Leeds University Business School, Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre Speaker: Professor Bridget Anderson, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford Abstract: The situation at the borders of Europe has seen those seeking to enter depicted either as slaves or […]

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Hate Crime reporting in Leeds

Slides from today’s Migration Partnership presentation on Hate Crime Link to the Hate Crime section of the Safer Leeds website, where you can find info on how to report hate crime incidents http://www.leeds.gov.uk/c/Pages/saferleeds/Report-a-Hate-Incident-.aspx Stop Hate’s website can be found here http://www.stophateuk.org/

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Investing in integration: How can social investment be used to promote integration of refugees and asylum seekers?

Paper from Big Society Capital via Alex Sobel Executive summary There are almost 170,000 refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, which looks set to increase Refugees and asylum seekers face extraordinary challenges in fully integrating into British life, affecting their personal development, community cohesion and public services Social investment could help provide a new […]

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Job: Volunteer Manager, Manuel Bravo p/t 26.9k pro rata

We are a small charity offering free, independent, high quality legal services to asylum seekers who cannot access Legal Aid.  We assist with asylum appeals and with fresh claims of asylum. We have a team of in-house immigration lawyers whose work is supported and supplemented by a range of volunteers—from the pro bono assistance of […]

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Job: Destitution Caseworker, West Yorkshire, PAFRAS

via Ruth at PAFRAS PAFRAS is an organisation working with refugees, asylum seekers and the wider community to counter the effects of enforced destitution on vulnerable migrants.  We are proud to be a partner in a new and exciting project, ‘Assisting Asylum Seekers in Crisis in Yorkshire and Humberside’.  As part of this we are […]

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Solace get funding to provide mental health training for the City

via Solace Solace has been commissioned by Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to deliver specialist mental health training over the next two years to both NHS and voluntary service organisations based in Leeds for people working with refugees and asylum seekers. Solace Clinical Director Anne Burghgraef is delighted: “We are very excited about this – […]

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