The Welcome to Leeds project was created to address issues of isolation when asylum seekers arrive in Leeds by matching them with a volunteer who can introduce them to the City.
Read more about the project and case studies in the new booklet.
The Third Winter Warmer will be happening on Christmas Day, December 25th, at the Quaker Meeting House, Church Street, Paddock 12 to 3pm food and all-age games Details: Jan Walters firstname.lastname@example.org
This week saw the premiere of the Kirklees ‘Come Dine with Us film’ at Huddersfield Methodist Mission. This project brought together asylum seekers, community organisations and individuals over a series of pop up dining experiences in 2011. Many volunteers were involved in this project including Huddersfield Town of Sanctuary, Huddersfield Methodist Mission, local residents, refugees and asylum seekers. The event included fabulous Gambian and Ugandan food thanks to Fatou and Angela.
3 Leeds schools were officially awarded with School of Sanctuary status on Tuesday 21 June 2011.
These schools were presented with their School of Sanctuary certificates at Leeds Civic Hall by Cllr Peter Gruen, Deputy Leader, Leeds City Council.
If you would like to find out more about how your school can become a School of Sanctuary, please find out more via this website, or get in touch with us.