Groups

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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.


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.


Friends of Leeds Kirkgate Market

Friends of Leeds Kirkgate Market is a new group for everyone – customers, traders, citizens and visitors – who love Kirkgate Market and want it to survive and flourish in its present form and not become yet another bland and soulless shopping centre.


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.


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.


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 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 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 Oxfam Group

Local branch of Oxfam - campaigners and fundraisers.


Leeds People's Assembly

An organisation dedicated to fighting the government's austerity programme. We are a broad, united campaign against cuts and privatisation. (Formerly West & North Yorkshire People's Assembly)


Leeds Welfare Fightback

We campaign for a decent system of social security for all, and against benefit cuts, sanctions, attacks on benefits rights of those with long-term illness or disability; mandatory "treatments" and other inappropriate "work related activities", including substitution of paid jobs with unpaid labour of claimants; low pay and insecure work conditions; attacks on social housing; age discrimination and discrimination based on nationality in the welfare system. We also demand recognition and support for the vital unwaged work done by carers and parents.


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.


Redemption Songs

Redemption Songs is a new Leeds based community music project. We bring music to prisons, hostels and also offer discounted music lessons to anyone leaving prison.


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.


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


Tidal

Tidal works to support, coordinate and grow global activism in Leeds. We believe that strong, diverse and united grassroots movements are vital to sustainable change, and it's our mission to help global justice activists in this city be as effective as possible.


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.