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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


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.


Clarity Social Enterprise

Clarity Social Enterprise is a not-for-profit company. Most people can get by even with the little English but what if your life depends on it. That's when clarity and understanding are critical. That’s why interpreting is so vital.


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.


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.


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.


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 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 Coalition Against the War

Leeds Coalition Against the War was formed as part of the national Stop the War Coalition in 2001 to oppose the government's so-called 'war on terror'. It stands against war, against racism and in defence of civil liberties.


Leeds DEC

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


Leeds Friends of Syria

Fighting for freedom and justice for Syrians.


Leeds University Centre for African Studies

Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) is an interdisciplinary centre that brings together scholars with an active interest in Africa from across different schools and faculties at the University of Leeds in order to promote African Studies at the University and in the city of Leeds.


Manuel Bravo Project

Manuel Bravo Project offers free legal advice to asylum seekers who wish to appeal against a negative first decision or submit a fresh claim for asylum and who cannot obtain Legal Aid.


No Borders Leeds

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.


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


PAFRAS

Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers PAFRAS works with refugees, asylum seekers and the wider community to counter the effects of enforced destitution on vulnerable migrants. Our work has three main strands: - providing immediate humanitarian relief; - long-term support, advice and advocacy aimed at assisting service users to make lasting improvements to their situations; - raising awareness and campaigning locally and nationally on issues affecting our service users.


Ray of Hope UK

Ray of Hope UK is a charity organisation that was originally set up in Southern Africa's very own Botswana. We aim to raise funds for children that need an education, as well as allow them to believe their dreams can come true.


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.


Stand Up to Racism

A local campaigning anti-racist group linked to Stand Up to Racism nationally. No to Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. Yes to multiculturalism and diversity. Migrants and Refugees welcome here.


Stand Up to UKIP

Leeds Stand Up to UKIP is a broad campaign group which aims to resist the rise of this racist populist party which scapegoats migrant workers and other minorities.


The Beehive

The Beehive is a shop based in Chapel Allerton, run by volunteers. Our aim is to promote fair trade by selling fair trade products to the local community and the wider Leeds area. We run on a not for profit basis, giving money back to Traidcraft Exchange to reinvest in the producers.


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.