#KirkleesWelcomes – learning session

Kirklees continues to be a welcoming community, understanding and building on the benefits migration brings. Working together we want ensure that those who are vulnerable/seeking sanctuary can access the support that is available to them and importantly from our partners in the voluntary and faith sector.

We are inviting staff and volunteers from across Kirklees to attend two learning sessions:
Kirklees Welcomes briefing session and an Introduction to Migration.

Kirklees Welcomes – briefing sessions

The aim of this sessions is to inform attendees about what support is available for new arrivals in Kirklees.

Outcomes:
•            Learn more about the #KW programme
•            Learn something new about the work going on across Kirklees
•            Get chance to meet the fantastic Kirklees Welcomes team!

North Kirklees 
Friday 20 March, 1pm – 4:30pm, Dewsbury Library. 
Full address – Dewsbury library, Railway Street, Dewsbury, WF12 8EQ 
Book your place via Eventbrite
Password = kw2020 

South Kirklees
Thursday 23 April, 10am – 1:30pm, The Mission, Huddersfield. 
Full address – The Mission, Huddersfield, 3-13 Lord Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1QA.
Book your place via Eventbrite. 
Password = #KW3 
 

Introduction to Migration
(in collaboration with Migration Yorkshire)

 
The aim of this session is to provide attendees with in-depth information and awareness about the journey and experiences of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

Outcomes:
•            Understand the patterns of migration in Kirklees and Yorkshire
•            Understand some of the issues and challenges that can affect migrants
•            Learn about successful migrants and the benefit the brought to the country

North Kirklees
Thursday 26 March, 09:30am – 1pm, Howlands Centre.
Full address – Howlands Centre, School Street, Dewsbury, WF13 1LD.
Book your place via Eventbrite.
Password = #KW2

South Kirklees
Thursday 30 April, 10am – 1:30pm, The Mission, Huddersfield. 
Full address – The Mission, Huddersfield, 3-13 Lord Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1QA.
Book your place via Eventbrite. 
Password = #KW3