Category Community Development

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 […]

26
Jul
2016

St Martins Together Launch Party

  Join us for the St Martin’s Together Launch Party on Saturday 6th August. ST. MARTIN’S TOGETHER Launch Party Saturday 6th August 2016, 1-5pm St Martins Community Centre, Abbots Park, SW2 3PW Download publicity here Come and join us for the launch of the exciting new St Martin’s Together Project What will there be? Activities […]

8
Jul
2016

Church Friendship Group

High Trees recently went to visit the Friendship Group  at Holy Trinity Church in Tulse Hill to raise awareness on Neighbourhood Planning.  Our Community Organisers listened to the group and discussed how they could use Neighbourhood planning to help shape the area they live in.  The Friendship Group used the ‘listening tree’ to record the […]

7
Jul
2016

Recent Workshops

The 3 Workshops on Community Organising, Community Rights and Neighbourhood Planning went well and we had a good turn out of local people.  The workshops were about raising awareness about the powers they have to help shape and develop their Community.  It is amazing to see local people using the passion they have for their […]

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