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Hate Crime concerns for families on Camps

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By Helen Jones |  August 29, 2017 |

Its been a busy summer for unauthorised encampment, probably due to the Government's recent change to the planning definition of travellers [sic] which obliges families to prove that they regularly travel in order to remain eligeable to live on, or develop their own, Gypsy sites.  Concern is growing that lurid media reporting, inflammatory statements by politicians, and overall failure to manage encampment positively, is leading to an increase in hate crime attacks on Gypsy and Traveller people.

Next article: "Project Brief - Resources for Elective Home Educated Young People Key Stage 2/3"

Project Brief - Resources for Elective Home Educated Young People Key Stage 2/3

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By Ellie Rogers |  August 25, 2017 |

 

 An exciting opportunity to work with Leeds GATE children, young people and families in collating, developing and purchasing resources for young people being educated at home.

Please download the project brief below and respond by September 12th if you are interested in working with us. 

Looking forward to hearing from you!

 

Next article: "What's not to like? Evaluation of Negotiated Stopping released"

Short term funding, evaluation and marginalised communities

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By Ellie Rogers |  July 20, 2017 |

It is a persistent struggle in the voluntary sector for sustainable funding. Whilst we can at GATE generally expect a three-year cycle from many funders, we have recently been commissioned for and been partners in other commissions for, 1 year projects. These projects inevitably carry evaluations, both quantitative and qualitative.

Next article: "Health Advocacy - saves money, changes lives"

Health Advocacy - saves money, changes lives

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By Ellie Rogers |  July 20, 2017 |

We are excited to share this learning from our recent Health Advocacy project. This reflective evaluation follows a formal evaluation and cost benefit analysis submitted to funders (South & East Leeds CCG) at the end of the project.

Previous article: "Short term funding, evaluation and marginalised communities"

Next article: "Goodbye from Foz!"

Goodbye from Foz!

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By Ben Chastney |  June 2, 2017 |

My time at GATE has is coming to an end very soon, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has made this experience remarkable and welcomed me into the organisation. This experience has been amazing as I got to learn about the Gypsy and Traveller culture and through the learning we established how similar my culture was to yours. I will definitely miss the long chat and teas.

Next article: "Human Rights Based Advocacy – Using the laws to get results"

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