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Below are all the latest news stories from Community Links.  You can also access our latest press releases, and see our latest media coverage

For media enquiries, please contact Richard McKeever, 020 7473 9671 or 07940 072832,
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‘Me You Us’ – photos capture real east London lives

‘Me You Us’ – photos capture real east London lives

A unique exhibition of photographs taken by ordinary Londoners and capturing the essence of 15 East London families opens 17th April in east London, providing a colourful and personal insight into the photographers, their loved ones and their world. The photographs are exhibited alongside a selection of portraits of East London women, by East London women. Me, You, Us is an honest celebration of the people of east London, the exhibition is a result of groups working collectively… Read more.

One Hundred Days For Early Action: Time for government to put prevention first

One Hundred Days For Early Action: Time for government to put prevention first

A new collection of essays by respected thinkers, advisers and commentators calls on the next Government to put an early action approach at the centre of work undertaken during the first 100 days in office or risk the future of important public services. “One Hundred Days For Early Action: Time for government to put prevention first”… Read more.

Street Life: youth led solutions to the culture of gangs and violence

Street Life: youth led solutions to the culture of gangs and violence

As official figures show that crime is rising in nearly half of London’s boroughs – driven by increases in violence - young people in Newham are finding their own solutions to tackling the culture of gangs and violence. Street Life is a youth conference organised by young people for young people, the event gives young people a chance to respond to the worrying rise of knife and gun crime in the borough and put questions to local leaders including police, elected representative… Read more.

Growing & Cooking Together Project wins Big Lottery Fund support

Growing & Cooking Together Project wins Big Lottery Fund support

We are delighted that our  new Growing & Cooking Together Project has been awarded funding in the latest round of Big Lottery Awards For All. We will be establishing a new project to break down barriers between disabled and non-disabled children through the shared experience of learning to grow and cook food. This will improve life skills, develop social skills and promote healthy eating. The project will take place on Saturday mornings, children will be paired… Read more.

Clifford Chance Intellegent Aid supports Community Links

Clifford Chance Intellegent Aid supports Community Links

Community Links are delighted to be the charity nominated as the beneficiaries of Clifford Chance’s Intelligent Aid competition. Now in its fifth year, Intelligent Aid is a competition open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students. The top 20 finalists get a two week paid placement at Clifford Chance in August. The overall winner gets £5,000 towards their tuition… Read more.

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