Posts Tagged "london"

When a Home is No Longer a Home: Supporting Migrant Workers Campaigning for Better Housing

Apr 13 2018

By Paul Salgardo Rising rents, decimated social housing, benefit cuts and poverty wages are everyone’s problem, but as ever, they fall hardest…

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…

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…

The Forum’s 20th Anniversary

Dec 19 2013

2013  at The Forum was a year as great as it was challenging. The challenges come from a hostile policy and public…

Need to see a doctor? Want to take the tube to work? Look ‘a bit foreign’? You’d Better Bring Your Passport!

Aug 05 2013

One of my New Year’s resolutions—and there were only a handful—was to focus on positive things at work.  I decided to stop…

Life in the UK: Romanians in London through immersive theatre?

May 01 2013

Cover photo by  Dan Perjovski ‘Romanians are vampires sucking up the jobs of the British’ – Paul I have written here before about…

Night workers: Chef in London’s Chinatown

Nov 30 2012

Featured photo courtesy of  Az1172’s  photostream Zheng Han arrived to the UK in 1996, at the age of 34. He comes from…

Night workers: Day-time Student, Night-time Rickshaw Driver

Nov 29 2012

Featured photo courtesy of Martino’s doodle Faruk arrived to the UK from Bangladesh about 5 years ago. He lives with his wife and…

Night workers: Market Trader

Nov 28 2012

Zaheer came from Pakistan in 2009 at the age of 25. His extended family helped him to settle when he arrived to…

Night Workers: London’s Unseen Migrants Workforce

Nov 27 2012

In order for London to have a 24 hour society, many people staff the restaurants, hotels, shops, shipping, and factories that run…