Category Community Development

19
Jun
2018

Staff Volunteer Training Day

Rosanna from the Baytree Center has been supporting our Social Action Hub Service Coordinator Graham to redevelop our volunteer processes over the past few months. Today Rosanna came up to High Trees to run our staff team through the new, improved processes and procedures to ensure that High Trees give volunteers the very best experience when they […]

13
Jun
2018

Volunteer Opportunities – High Trees needs you!

High Trees are currently looking for volunteers to help us reach and support even more people in the local area. If you are interested in volunteering for High Trees, please check out our page on Do-It and register your interest. Our next volunteer group induction date is on Wednesday the 18th of July, so please […]

13
Jun
2018

London Community Organisers Network – Saturday 16th of June

The London Community Organisers Network is supporting people to use Community Organising in whichever context they would like, to re-address power imbalances within our society. The topics covered in the meet-ups are informed by the needs of the network, in line with the Community Organisers code of conduct. On Saturday 16th of June we will offer […]

20
May
2018

Community Organisers Ltd Network in London – Saturday the 16th of June

High Trees Community Organiser Graham is currently working with his counterparts at the Selby Trust and Pembroke House to develop the Community Organisers Ltd network in London. The network will aim to develop people’s power and strategy for action, whilst nurturing the collective care required to sustain community action. The first meeting will be on the Saturday […]

17
May
2018

Community Councils

Last week, High Trees Community Organiser met with the National Association of Local Councils to discuss their work around Community Councils, how this is currently working in London and around the Country and how High Trees could help embed a Community Organising approach to help this work become even more effective. To find out more about Community […]

10
May
2018

High Trees at City Hall!

High Trees was recently commissioned by the Greater London Authorities Citizen-led Community Engagement programme to engage with historically established and underrepresented local communities in Brixton to explore issues around gentrification of the area. We were very excited to present the key findings of our listening campaign and research to at City Hall, full details of […]

26
Mar
2018

The changing landscape of Brixton – End of Project event!

Over the last 20 years the landscape of Brixton has changed beyond all recognition.  What does this mean for the previously established communities? What does this mean for the more recent arrivals? What are the challenges? What are the opportunities? This project, delivered through High Trees Community Development Trust and funded and supported by the […]

13
Mar
2018

The Changing Landscape of Brixton

High Trees have recently secured funding for a innovative peer-led research project to explore the Changing Landscape of Brixton.  Funded and supported by the Greater London Authority (GLA), this project focuses on the effect of Brixton’s changing landscape on the previously established communities.  High Trees is training 15 local people in Community Organising and peer research […]

28
Feb
2017

High Trees and St Martin’s Tenants and Residents Association

High Trees have been working alongside St. Martins Tenants and Residents Association (TRA) to support them to increase community action on St. Martin’s estate.  This work has been funded and supported by the Evening Standard dispossessed fund since April 2016. For the remaining three months of the project there will be a series of social […]

9
Nov
2016

St Martins Residents Association AGM

The St Martins Residents Association AGM will be held this evening on Wednesday 9th November at 7pm at the High Trees office. All St Martin’s residents are invited – this is a chance to help support your TRA in shaping the future of St Martins Estate. The chair and treasurer will give a report about what […]

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