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in News July 8, 2019

Day 5, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Today we had two great speakers. The first speaker was Warwick Hawkins who was an ex-Civil Servant. As a Civil Servant myself, it was very exciting to meet an individual who has been in my career path for 28 years. He really showed to be someone with great experience, knowledge, and ambition in life and… Read more

in News July 8, 2019

Day 4, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Today we had the pleasure of visiting London’s city hall. After speaking with one of the employees, I was intrigued to learn that the city hall itself was designed by the same man who designed the gherkin building across the Thames. Inside with its sweeping hallways we joined in on an assembly between the OPDC… Read more

in News July 4, 2019

Interfaith Tree Planting with The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe

On Tuesday 18th June, an interfaith tree planting ceremony was held in Roxbourne Park, Rayners Lane with the Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Nitin Parekh and Chair of Harrow Interfaith Sonoo Malkani., in partnership with The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe. The tree saplings were planted near the Harmony Nursery playground, near the Cannon Lane entrance to… Read more

in News July 4, 2019

Community Roots in Woolwich and Chislehurst

On 25th June, the fourth project under our inter-generational gardening project funded by the Mayor of London took place across two locations in South East London: Christchurch East Greenwich and the Clockhouse Community Centre in Woolwich. Volunteers aged between 15 and 90 cleared ground and built gardens for the local community to enjoy. The fourth… Read more

in News July 4, 2019

Day 3, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

The third day of the programme was focused around national government, the Civil Service and Parliament. The morning session was led by Pasha Shah, Senior Policy Advisor for the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government. His passion for civil society grew out of the disenfranchisement he noticed between communities and government, and he wanted… Read more