We want change

Blog entry written by Shatha – volunteer, community leader and active member of our women’s group; and Lisa On March the 12th we hosted in collaboration with The Feminist Library a day to celebrate International women’s day. On this day, we celebrated the collective achievement of the quilt and the Zine. The quilt was displayed […]

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Behind the Scenes: Interview with community leader Mary

Interviewer: Lisa, volunteer at SLRA; Interviewee: Marry Mary is an active member of our women’s group and joined our 4-Week Community Organising Course in February facilitated by CitizensUk. I interviewed Marry on the phone about her motivation to participate in the course, the impact the course had, and her hopes for the future. What is/was […]

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The Power of the WE  

Community Organising Course with Citizens UK  During February, around 30 people we work with, joined our community organising course facilitated by Abigal and Elsie from Citizens UK. Every Thursday morning the whole group met online for 2 hours to learn about what community organizing means, what different kinds of power and leadership there are, and […]

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SLRA Women Group at the South London Gallery in March 2022

Come and see our exhibition, 4-25 March! The SLRA Women Group’s quilt will be displayed at the South London Gallery in a group exhibition ‘We are a group of excellent women!’ with the Feminist Library from the 4th until the 25th of March 2022. Find out more about the exhibition and opening times on the […]

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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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First Display of the Women’s Group Community Quilt

Take your chance and visit the women’s group community quilt that many of the SLRA women group members have made last year during lockdown, at the Woodfield Recreation Ground.   We’ve already wrote quite several stories about our community quilt that helped many of the women through the difficult times when life stood still for a few months, people had to separate from friends and families, and everyone dealt with many other challenges!   […]

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