Groups

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AVP Leeds

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) works with people from all backgrounds and situations to handle conflict, deal with violence and build better relationships.


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


Carers Leeds

The home of support for all unpaid carers in Leeds.


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.


COGS

COGS is an independent community development organisation that supports communities,  and public & voluntary sector agencies that work in and with communities. COGS believes in communities having more power and influence over decisions that affects their lives. COGS can offer policy and practice development in the areas of community engagement, community action research and community development. Training, community and event facilitation, project and organisation development can be done on a consultancy or contract basis.


Hands off our Homes

Campaigning in Leeds against all cuts to welfare and social housing - no evictions, build more decent, affordable and secure council homes.


Healthy Air Leeds

Campaigning for healthy air in Leeds, the UK’s 3rd worst place for air pollution


Hollybush Conservation Centre

We are an environmental volunteering centre in Kirkstall, Leeds. The site used to be a rhubarb farm, now we have a community café and garden, a woodwork shop, barn and classroom. We provide a wide range of volunteering opportunities for everyone, and we specialise in working with adults who need a bit of extra help to get their lives back on track.


Inkwell

Inkwell is a safe, creative and accessible space where passion and skills entwine, challenging the stigma of mental health and celebrating the diversity of its participants. It seeks to engage, stimulate and absorb all abilities through creative activity. Users develop life skills such as teamwork and problem solving leading to increased confidence and improved wellbeing. Inkwell is a Leeds Mind Project, a charity supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties.


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 Citizens

Leeds Citizens is a diverse and independent alliance of civil society organisations who are acting together for the common good. Our aim is to tackle the major injustices facing people in the city, through grassroots Community Organising and public action.


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 Keep Our NHS Public

Leeds Keep Our NHS public is a Leeds branch of the national campaign against privatisation of the NHS and the resulting damage from the Health and Social Care Act


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 Vegetarian and Vegan Society

The Leeds Vegetarian and Vegan Society holds campaigning info stalls in and around Leeds at various events to educate the public about the livestock industry, healthy eating on a plant-based diet and the environmental effects of meat and dairy farming . It's also a social group.


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.


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.


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 Leeds Cancer Awareness Project

The Leeds Cancer Awareness Project


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.


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.