Year: 2013

PAFRAS to close one drop-in

We are very sorry to announce that the Board of Trustees have taken the difficult decision to close our Tuesday drop-in. Tuesday 15 October 2013 will be the last drop-in on a Tuesday for the foreseeable future. We will continue to offer

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Fusion: a benefit for PAFRAS

Fusion – a taste of jazz, folk, flamenco, Africa and the East As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations PAFRAS and its supporters have organised a number of events throughout the year – both inside and outside of our drop-in.

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New Research On Volunteering

In 2012 PAFRAS collaborated with Lora Evans from the University of Leeds to take a qualitative look at the experiences of refugees and (refused) asylum seekers of volunteering. ‘Experiences of Volunteering’  presents some of her findings in the form of

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Fundraising Folk – An evening with Robin Fishwick and Friends

Friday 12 July, 19:30 – 22.30 Heart, Headingley Robin Fishwick (bandcamp),  is a local singer, musician and composer, playing frequently at folk and open mike sessions in the city. His songs, varying from the wry to the contemplative, often reflect

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Read ASAP’s response the the government’s latest consultation on Legal Aid here!

In their well argued response to <em>Transforming Legal Aid</em> the Asylum Support Appeals Project make the moral and practical cases for retaining legal aid for migrants of all kinds; including refused asylum seekers and show how implementing the proposed changes

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A Poem by John Taylor

  We’re all in it together   What was it that made Great Britain Great Was it taking riches from others at a very fast rate Did we truly believe it was our right To feel superior to others just

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