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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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An afternoon with Belgrade Centre for Human Rights

After months of preparation, JustRight Scotland opened its doors today! We got off to a quick start with an afternoon meeting with the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights at the offices of the Scottish Guardianship Service. Nikolina Milić, Bogdan Krasić and Vlada Šahović are in the UK to get an understanding of the...

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What we’ve been doing so far!

Kirsty, Jen, Sarah and Andy have been working hard throughout April to get JustRight Scotland off to a flying start! Highlights include: After hours of artistic juices flowing, we have created the branding for the organisation! We believe it encapsulates perfectly our values of social justice and inclusion. Special thanks...

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