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Lift the Ban: Campaigning for the Right to Work

19 June 2019 - 11:32am

In this guest blog for Refugee Week, Jen Laws, Campaigns Project Manager for the North East with Asylum Matters, shares some of the realities for people seeking asylum in the UK and why policy change is so important.

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As public confidence in charities knocked, why bigger isn't always better

26 February 2018 - 2:04pm

Guest blog by Becky Rogerson - CEO, My Sisters Place

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My Sisters Place CEO attends Bejing for UK-China Dialogue on Human Rights

13 July 2017 - 10:40am

Guest blog by Becky Rogerson,
CEO of My Sisters Place

I was somewhat surprised to receive an email from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) a couple of weeks ago inviting me to join the 24th UK Human Rights dialogue in Beijing. The theme for this year is women’s rights, and as China is in the process of implementing a new ‘Anti-Domestic Violence’ Law, the UK Government were seeking a best practice example of service delivery to share - and came to Middlesbrough to find it.

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Fit and Fed - Shaping a youth offer for Middlesbrough

1 June 2017 - 4:22pm

Guest blog by John Downes, Head of Network Development at Streetgames

In a time when we are in the run up to a general election many questions are being asked by young people on what the future will look like for them.  It was interesting on last night’s leaders debates that Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood mentioned the role that youth service and youth workers play in helping shape the future of young peoples’ lives. 

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1 June 2017 - 12:47pm

Yes, we have finally taken the plunge and have gone for a double dose as well!  Middlesbrough Volunteer Centre has a Facebook page, not just that we also have a South Tees wide volunteering page.

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