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Our Youth and Employment services enable people to realise their potential by removing barriers to success, building confidence and improving life skills.
Community Links delivers projects promoting early diagnoses of cancer by increasing the uptake of the NHS Cancer screening programmes and raising awareness
From our base in east London, we apply the learning from our local work to influence and achieve positive national change.
Our community services and programmes directly address some of the key challenges that hold people back.
The latest news and blogs from Community Links
21 July 2022 | Caroline Slocock
A useful resource for anyone working on early action today, this distils analysis and recommendations from the Early Action Task Force from 2010-2021, assessing progress with leading thinkers and practitioners and recommending how to continue to build momentum toward making early action not just common sense but common practice.
20 December 2021 | Rachael Smith, Policy and Communications Officer
In this blog, we discuss the scale of child homelessness across our communities, the immediate and long-term effects of inadequate housing on children’s life chances and look at what is needed to pull children out of homelessness. Although our focus is on the borough of Newham, these findings may resonate with communities across the UK.
2 December 2021 | Rachael Smith, Policy and Communications Officer
Community Links is leading a consortium of Newham organisations funded by Arts Council England to put culture at the heart of Newham.
4 August 2021 | Chi Kavindele, Director
The Rolling Stones and Community Links open a new state of the art recording studio - Links Studios.
Our new publication Arts as a Youth Intervention explores how the arts can tackle youth violence and help young people and communities to thrive.
8 July 2021 | Chi Kavindele, Director and Daisy Kay, Year Here Fellow
At Community Links, we believe that tackling youth violence can and should be tackled through a holistic, place-based approach that involves the whole community.
28 April 2021 | Community Links
We send the family and loved ones of Fares Maatou our deepest condolences at this most difficult time.
16 April 2021 | Community Links
Community Links is hosting a virtual wellbeing week between 19th - 23rd April 2021.
12 April 2021 | Chi Kavindele, David Robinson, Community Links
It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Kevin Jenkins OBE.
5 May 2020 | Chi Kavindele, co-director, and Charlie Ogilvie, Year Here fellow, Community Links
At Community Links, while we respond to the here and now, we also continue to keep long-term capacity building at the heart of our work.