All posts in charity

John Bercow with Miranda Brawn
Latest
2 November, 2018, No comments

The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred young people and current diversity leaders […]

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

31 October, 2018, No comments

A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcom ...

Photo of Big Issue sleep out campaign

Sign up to the Big Sleep Out and support Big Issue vendors

21 September, 2018, 1 Comment

  The Big Issue Foundation is asking readers to “spend a night under the stars in solidarity with Big Issue vendors”.  The ‘Big Sleep Out ...

Mosaic clubhouse members

Club 414 to host Mosaic Clubhouse fundraiser

6 August, 2018, Comments Off on Club 414 to host Mosaic Clubhouse fundraiser

Many top musicians, poets and DJs are signed up for an event to raise funds for and awareness of Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse. Organised by Bryan Wils ...

  • Interior of the new learning centre
    Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare to help?
    26 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare to help?

    Donations to Brixton Windmill’s fundraising appeal for its new education centre reached a peak of £1,605 yesterday (25 June) and two anonymous donors to the campaign have each contributed £1,000. […]

  • Black Cultural Archives
    Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition
    25 June, 2018, Comments Off on Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

    Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood) organising […]

  • Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial
    22 June, 2018, Comments Off on Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

    As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean food outlet Healthy Eaters on […]

  • Young Black woman in despair
    Need for quality, affordable housing for women is now greater than ever
    19 June, 2018, Comments Off on Need for quality, affordable housing for women is now greater than ever

    Zaiba Qureshi, chief executive of the Brixton-based Housing for Women charity that provides social housing and gender sensitive support services to women, calls for more genuinely affordable housing for them […]

  • Tulse Hill makers pacer
    New work space for Tulse Hill
    16 June, 2018, Comments Off on New work space for Tulse Hill

    Tulse Hill estate has got a makeover with its former council housing office transformed into GLOWS (Greenleaf Open Work Space), an affordable co-working space where local people can develop and […]

  • Dolls' house in a shoe box
    Make a dolls’ house in a shoe box in Brixton Department Store
    14 June, 2018, Comments Off on Make a dolls’ house in a shoe box in Brixton Department Store

    Make a dolls’ house in a shoebox Downstairs at The Department Store in Brixton and raise money for Shelter at the same time. Your shoebox will become part of the […]