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Scottish Family Reunion Legal Service

  From 1 August 2017, JustRight Scotland has been funded by Unbound Philanthropy to deliver a Scottish Family Reunion Legal Service in collaboration with the British Red Cross.   Unbound Philanthropy is a private grant-making foundation that works in the UK and the US to ensure that migrants and refugees are...

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Social Justice in Scotland: LEF Funding

We are delighted to announce that the Legal Education Foundation is funding JustRight Scotland over the next 2 years to develop our cross-sector collaborative social model.  This exciting award provides a basis for new collaborative projects to come on board! The Legal Education Foundations’s charitable purpose is “to promote the...

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FirstPort Funding

We are delighted to announce that our Director, Kirsty Thomson, has been awarded a grant from the Scottish Government’s Social Entrepreneurs Fund (SEF) delivered by FirstPort .  The fund looks for individuals seeking to create a long-term solution to a social issue, and with a robust business focus. SEF provides real opportunities...

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New Board Members!

We are delighted to welcome Alison Locke and Rob Bell to the JustRight Scotland Board! Rob Bell Rob Bell is Director of the London Emergencies Trust, which provides financial assistance to those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower, and the terrorist attacks at Westminster, London Bridge and Finsbury Park. He is...

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Destitution and Seeking Protection

In May 2017, the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee (EHRiC) published a report on the findings of its recent inquiry on destitution and homelessness of asylum seekers and people with insecure immigration status: “Hidden Lives – New Beginnings”. The report starts with a stark reminder that an unprecedented...

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Leadership, Strategies and Dublin!

What better way to start our second week than a trip to the headquarters of Twitter Europe in Dublin? Our Board has just finalised our strategic plan and linked development and fundraising strategies. So it is just as well that over the last few months our Co-Director, Kirsty, has been...

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