Youth Group Enjoys Weekly Adventures

In the last three weeks, the youth group was busy exploring London and going on many adventures!   It’s tradition that over the summer break, SLRA staff and all of the young people who attend the Youth Club sessions, head out on different trips, instead of participating in regular activities. This year, the young people had lots of exciting days-out planned: from London Zoo and ice skating in Streatham to exploring the Natural […]

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ESOL Garden Party

written by Sarah, one of the ESOL teachers After almost 86 online lessons on Mondays and Thursday over 16 months of Lockdowns the ESOL team finally got to reunite with some of our students at a garden party at the Woodlawn Centre today. Students came from as far away as Wembley and Hammersmith to join […]

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Learning from Lived Experience: Making the NRPF Videos.

This weekend the SLRA base was transformed into a film set, as we went about capturing the footage for the NRPF videos which have taken shape over months of collaborative planning with our partner Project 17. We were joined by Young Creators (YCUK), who brought their equipment, their great minds and their energy as they […]

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Camera on, microphone connected, join the SLRA Youth Club on Zoom

Since the end of September, SLRA’s youth club project, Global Youth, has re-started its in-person sessions. Around 12 young people have been joining the youth club each week. The youth club is an opportunity to find distance from the difficulties that young people have to face during their daily lives. We really enjoyed meeting everyone and, together, […]

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Access to the COVID-19 vaccination for migrants and refugees

In the beginning of December 2020, the UK started with the vaccination program for COVID-19. Since we live in a pandemic, there has been much (mis-)information around and about COVID-19 and the vaccines. Therefore, it can be extremely difficult to know what is true and what is not – especially if most of the information is not […]

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SLRA Zoom kids' party

There’s nothing like dinosaur dancing around your room, to wake you up on the weekend!

Our weekly ZOOM Kids’ parties with our most amazing kids facilitator Tamara Astor have been running since mid-March and will continue to cheer us up throughout the grey and cold season ahead. Many of our families face precarious living conditions with their children and with new COVID 19 restrictions in place it can be hard […]

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Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes – Women Group and Kids activities volunteer Tamara

Our staff and volunteers at the SLRA work on such a personal level, they often end up bringing more to the role than even they expected. Tamara is one of the Volunteers who has jumped right in and let her natural enthusiasm and zest penetrate every task that she tackles with us. Whether it is […]

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