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Apply now! Racial Justice Campaign Course

Apply to this course before 23rd June here: http://tinyurl.com/ybflffa8

The Racial Justice Campaign Course is a 6 month course facilitated by leading national anti-racist campaigners and community organisers in Leeds. The course is designed to turn activists into organisers, and build solidarity between struggles.

We are looking for campaigners/organisers working across the movement to join us for this free six months training in Leeds – Please apply before the 23rd June!

Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/422105034854792/

What we hope to achieve with the course:
1. Provide campaigners with the organising principles needed to increase campaigning efforts and avoid burnout.
2. Build solidarity and connections between campaigners working on different issues.
3. Offer monthly coaching sessions so campaigners can evaluate results and strengthen their campaigns.

This first session will be followed by 6 months support and evening sessions, dates for these sessions will be confirmed on the day of the course.

*** If this sounds like something that interests you, please complete this application by the 23rd June: http://tinyurl.com/ybflffa8

This course is for people from BAME, migrant and refugee communities.

If you require any additional support or if you are on low income, benefits or unwaged, please do let us know so that we can strive to make the course accessible to you. The venue provides full disabled access, and we have facilitators experienced in delivering to people who do not have English as a first language.

Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/422105034854792/

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Syrian Refugees:Burden or bonus to UK economy?

This is the story of Razan Alsous, founder of Yorkshire Dama Cheese. Razan is a Syrian refugee who arrived in Britain less than three years ago. In this short space of time, she has been strengthening the UK economy through her Huddersfield based Halloumi cheese factory. read more

Tell politicians you want to see a change in our immigration system

With the first week of the general election campaign behind us there are hopefully signs that this time around immigration might get a fairer hearing from voters. We are determined to amplify the grass-roots messages through Our Vote campaign which allows everyone to write to their parliamentary candidates asking them to bring back fairness into immigration. read more