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

in News July 4, 2019

Day 2, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Day 2 of the programme, we had the privilege of going to a political party HQ where I found myself captivated in listening to the work that various young Councillors, have carried out in their boroughs and understanding the structure of councils. I was inspired listening to Humaira, who is only two years older than… Read more

in News July 3, 2019

Day 1, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Walk-in. Hot room. PowerPoint up. ‘What makes a good leader?’ The organiser gets straight into the content as I sweat in my seat. I begin to interact, resigning to the fact that this will be another leadership seminar assessing good qualities of the great names we have learned to love or hate. Before I can… Read more

in News May 10, 2019

London Inter-Faith Safety & Security Conference

Recent tragic events in Christchurch, Sri Lanka and San Diego have shown how violent extremists are targeting faith communities. There was a moment’s silence from Father Gerard Mitchell , Trustee of Faiths Forum for London. On Wednesday 8th May, City Hall in collaboration with Faiths Forum for London and Faith Associates brought together faith and… Read more