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Angel of Youths

Angel of Youths is a community based in Leeds. Our aim is to help young people between the ages of 18-30 to build their dream careers and attain their desired lifestyles.


Behno

Behno Group (Sisters) is a women group in Hyde Park/Burley Area. We welcome all women from all backgrounds. We hold the following groups: Tuesday 10.15 to 12.00 Swimming session free transport to pool. pool charge for members only £2.00. Thursday 11.00 to 12.00 Drop - in group Thursday 12.00 to 1.00 Exercise group Further details please contact: Maimoona 0113 8052640 Azra 07596836405 and Yasmin 078899830428


Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett

A School that is seeking to redefine the education and professional development of the children and young people’s workforce. We offer distinctive and creative programmes that are responsive to the changes taking place in society, focusing on the diverse skills required of modern professionals.


Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) brings together some of the world’s leading researchers on climate change economics and policy, from many different disciplines. Its mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research.


Global Justice Leeds Youth Network

As part of the Global Justice Now youth network, we are a student-led democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world.


Green Action Co-operative

Green action is a society in the student union open to everyone, not just students. We are a co-operative group that runs a small volunteer whole food store downstairs in the students union. We have 2 allotment plots on woodhouse moor and facilitate students to campaign for environmental and humanitarian justice.


Green Drinks Leeds

Monthly green networking event in Leeds


Headingley Festival of Ideas

The Headingley Festival of Ideas is all about creative ideas which may or may not lead to something. The Festival is planned and organised by a group of local volunteers who are now starting to put together a programme for October 2015. We are interested in any local people and organisations that would like to take part by hosting, sponsoring and organising events.


Journey to Justice

We are an alliance of artists, educators, students, youth groups, communities, human rights and faith organisations, filmmakers, musicians, historians, curators, trade unionists and politicians. We aim to inspire people to become active in social justice movements through learning from human rights movements. Our first project is a multi-media travelling exhibition programme focused on the US civil rights movement, its links to the UK and how it transcends time, place and issue with an emphasis on stories of local people challenging injustice.


Kirkstall Community Garden

Our mission is to teach people in the Kirkstall area about growing their own fruit and veg, healthier diets and lifestyles and the importance of being outdoors by providing them with growing spaces and the support and guidance they need to achieve all these.


Leeds Against TTIP

We are a Hub for coordinating resistance against TTIP in the Leeds area. Keep your eyes peeled for information on action you can take part in!


Leeds Animation Workshop

An independent film production company, run by a women's collective. Founded in 1978 to make and distribute short animated films with a message. Also screenings, workshops, stalls, equipment hire, etc.


Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS

Leeds BDS is part of a global movement which calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights. We are specifically campaigning for Sainsbury's, G4S, Coca Cola and Leeds City Council to adopt BDS.


Leeds City of Sanctuary

City of Sanctuary is a network united in making our city a haven for anyone who needs its protection. We are proud to be a place of safety for asylum seekers and refugees.


Leeds DEC

We are an education centre raising awareness of global development issues.


Leeds Fairtrade Group

The Fairtrade mark guarantees that farmers in the developing world get a consistently fair price for their produce. Our group promotes Fairtrade In Leeds. We're very proud that our city has had Fairtrade status for 10 years. This means that many schools, universities, places of worship, shops and cafes are supporting the use of Fairtrade products. We organise regular events throughout the city to let more people know what Fairtrade is all about.


Leeds No Borders

Leeds No Borders is a grassroots campaign & support group fighting racist immigration controls. We believe that everyone should have the right to freedom of movement and call for an end to deportations and detention. We organise numerous campaigns and demonstrations including monthly protests outside Waterside Home Office reporting centre, monthly socials, film nights, anti-racist reading/discussion group & a letter writing group to people in detention & prison. Also offer signing support project & support individual anti-deportation campaings.


Leeds Permaculture Network

For people interested in learning about & using permaculture in Leeds to transform our local environment & living spaces. We are an open network with no joining fee or official membership, and everyone is welcome.


Leodians

Leodians is an informal group which provides young professionals in Leeds with a common platform to run charitable projects on issues that interest them. No faffing about, no bureaucracy, just a chance to contribute directly at ground level.


One Billion Rising Leeds

It is estimated that more than one billion females on our planet are victims of gender-based violence. One Billion Rising Leeds is here to: Celebrate the work by our local charities* to end Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Increase community awareness of the types of VAWG in Leeds Empower community members to become involved in ending VAWG Produce a collection of artistic work showing solidarity against VAWG in Leeds Raise funds for our local charities Increase community involvement with our local charities We're organising an arts show to take place on 15th February 2015


Pedallers’ Arms

The Pedallers’ Arms is a place in Leeds to come and learn how to repair your bike in a friendly atmosphere. We run regular drop-in sessions and other bike related events.


Positive Money Leeds Group

The Leeds Local Group of Positive Money holds meetings for discussion, sometimes with guest speakers, sometimes with games, to learn about how to make our money and banking systems work for all people.


ReachOUT

A community to ReachOUT to those who have had to flee their home countries because of the fear of physical or structural violence and discrimination directed towards them because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. ReachOUT is also for organisations, agencies and friends of the LGBT+ or refugee services community who seek to further their understanding of the issues faced by this group.


Reframing Disaster

Reframing Disaster is a major project based in Leeds that seeks to consider, commemorate, and support recovery for these and other global disasters.


Taking Soundings

A political and cultural discussion group in Leeds, UK, with no party affiliation


Talking buses

A group campaign to have bus drivers in the UK announcing the stops on every route. Also not forgetting the audio and visuall announcements.


The Real Junk Food Project C.I.C. Ltd

The Real Junk Food Project Ltd is a Community Interest Company that aims to abolish food waste produce through a self-sustainable approach whilst feeding those that are food insecure in the process


Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch

Unite Community is a response to the ConDem attacks on our class and community. We are here to support our community and ensure a strong fight back.


West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) supports organisations to manage their finances more effectively and efficiently. WYCAS offers training, support and tailored services to help you to better manage your finances and meet the various regulatory requirements allowing you to focus on delivering your services. Unique in West Yorkshire, WYCAS has been operating since 2000. In that time we have built up an excellent track record for providing financial management training and accounting services particularly within the voluntary and community sector.


Yorkshire CND

The Yorkshire branch of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), our primary campaigns are against the renewal of Trident and the Yorkshire based US bases at Menwith Hill and Fylingdales.


Yorkshire Trans Support Network

Yorkshire Trans Support Network (YTSN) is a growing organisation working towards improving awareness, support and resources for trans* people throughout Yorkshire. We believe that everyone – regardless of gender expression or identity - has the right to feel safe, and we are committed to eliminating discrimination and harassment against trans* people.