Posts Tagged "active citizens"

Join a powerful movement of migrant and refugee leaders

Aug 17 2016

The Migrants Organise Community Leadership Academy kicks off again in London this September. The academy is a nine month action-based programme, focused…

“We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes”

Aug 08 2016

We who believe in freedom cannot rest – Ella’s Song, Bernice Johnson Reagon Private employers such as Byron are rounding up their workers for…

Not Silenced, Just Preferably Unheard

Jun 23 2016

by Ffion Wyn Evans, Participation Manager ”There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably…

Every Vote Counts. What About Yours?

Feb 04 2015

It has been said that ‘bad politicians are elected by good people who don’t vote’ and there is only 93 days to…

Women on the Move Awards open nominations for 2015!

Oct 22 2014

photo by Jason Wen for Women on the Move Awards [h4]Nominations are once again open for the Women on the Move Awards –…

The Forum Launches New Leadership Academy

Oct 07 2014

The announcement from Justice Secretary Chris Grayling on Friday vowing to scrap the Human Rights Act should the Conservatives be re-elected comes…

Countdown to 2015…

Jul 28 2014

When Russell Brand famously decried voting a waste of time last year I was angry. At the same time I was grateful…

Sewing classes: an effective tool to fight against loneliness

Jul 10 2014

Loneliness and isolation are one of the biggest challenges that asylum seekers and refugees fight against when they come to the UK…

It is your turn to Empower a Refugee!

Jun 26 2014

It is 7pm on Tuesday evening and the main hall of St. Ethelburga’s is already crowded. People are queuing at the reception…

Have Your Say On 22nd of May!

May 19 2014

When you talk to migrants living in this wonderful city about the right to vote you are asked a lot of questions:…