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About Jon Beech

I joined LASSN as the Director in December 2013. I've a particular interest in mental health, ethnicity, and helping people make sense of their world and their community.

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LASSN AGM, 20th January 2024

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2024-01-20T07:58:30+00:0020th January, 2024|

Where is it happening?  Saturday 20th January 2024 11.30-12:00, followed by a celebration of LASSN in 2023, food and performances All Hallow's Church, 24 Regent Terrace, Leeds LS6 1NP Please note there is limited parking at the church itself, so please park elsewhere unless you have mobility difficulties. Papers and presentations The AGM Agenda A year in the life of LASSN More information on CIOs Only members can vote to amend LASSN's constitution. We prepared this information pack for members, to inform their vote.

Refugee Job Fair in Leeds 7th November

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2023-10-16T07:46:08+01:0016th October, 2023|

[ad_1] Migration Yorkshire, the Refugee Employment Network, EY and DWP are excited to invite you to the Refugee Job Fair in Leeds on 7th November. The event will take place at Leeds Civic Hall and is open to anyone living in the Leeds and Wakefield area.  During the fair, you will: Get a chance to meet various employers who have live vacancies across a range of sectors Get support and advice to navigate the barriers related to employment Get advice around education and training opportunities Meet the start-up and business support providers There will be support with language translation on the day. To book your free ticket, please follow the Eventbrite link and pick one time slot (each slot offers the same access to employers and support organisations).   If you have any questions, please email [email protected] [ad_2] Source link

Children and Young People Resettlement Fund England

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2023-10-06T15:57:57+01:006th October, 2023|

[ad_1] The Government has recently announced a Children and Young People’s Resettlement Fund.  This competitive fund will provide grants to Voluntary, Community or Social Enterprise organisations and Local Authorities in England for projects that address the specific needs of children and young people on pathways from Ukraine, Hong Kong and Afghanistan. The goal is for funded projects to have a positive impact on the lives of these young people in England, both in the short and longer-term, and to contribute to our understanding of effective interventions. Funding can be used, for example, to access mental health support, counselling and therapy, displacement-focused support, peer group workshops and school-based interventions. English language courses, employment training and support into higher education are also encouraged to help young people integrate better into their local communities. Up to £2.5 million is available in funding across 2023 to 2024 (£800,000) and 2024 to 2025 (£1.7 million) for projects. To find out more about applying, please check out this prospectus from the Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communties website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-children-and-young-peoples-resettlement-fund-prospectus/the-children-and-young-peoples-resettlement-fund-prospectus and on Find a Grant: https://www.find-government-grants.service.gov.uk/grants/the-childrens-and-young-peoples-resettlement-fund-1 The deadline for applications is 11.59am Wednesday 1 November. [ad_2] Source link

How to Complete Application Forms Workshop – Tuesday 19/09/2023 1PM

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2023-09-15T12:52:40+01:0015th September, 2023|

[ad_1] Completing Application Forms – Tuesday 19th September 2023 Open to refugees and people who have fled the conflict in Ukraine In this session you will: Learn about different types of application forms Find out how to fill out an application form Get help on structuring your responses To join please contact Elliot on 07943027922 or [email protected] Address: PATH Yorkshire, 29 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, LS7 3PD [ad_2] Source link

Free ESOL for Refugees and Ukrainians – Tuesdays

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2023-09-15T11:51:01+01:0015th September, 2023|

[ad_1] These classes are open to refugees and those who fled the war in Ukraine. Classes will be held at: Unity Business Centre, 26 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS7 1AB Classes are every Tuesday Intermediate: 09:30 to 11:30 Beginners: 11:30 to 13:30 To join please contact Elliot on 07943027922 or [email protected] [ad_2] Source link

Upcoming Employability Sessions (Application forms, CV writing, interview skills) for Refugees from PATH Yorkshire – 9th May-10th June 2023

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2023-09-06T21:29:56+01:006th September, 2023|

[ad_1] PATH Yorkshire have arranged for a range of employability workshops in Spring. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Sessions are open to refugees and those who fled the […] [ad_2] Source link

Writing About Skills on a CV Session for Refugees – 6th of June 2023 at 13:00 to 14:30

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2023-09-06T19:23:41+01:006th September, 2023|

[ad_1] In this session you will: Think about the skills you have Learn how to write about your skills Find out the purpose of a CV See what information to include on a CV Plan out your own CV, ready to complete with an advisor This session is open to refugees and people who have fled the conflict in Ukraine. The session will be held at: PATH Yorkshire, 29 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, LS7 3PD [ad_2] Source link

Completing Application Forms for Refugees – Tuesday 20th June 2023 13:00 – 14:30

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2023-09-06T18:21:04+01:006th September, 2023|

[ad_1] In this session you will: Learn about different types of application forms Find out how to fill out an application form Get help on structuring your responses to questions or scenarios To register to attend or for more information, please contact Elliot on 07943027922 or [email protected] [ad_2] Source link

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