Category Community Development

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 […]

14
Jul
2016

Award in Adult Education and Training

As our Award in Education and Training course is coming to an end, the students are now focusing on delivering their “microteaching” to their peers. These are small teaching sessions that demonstrate everything they’ve learned on the course. See the photo below of Dalilah leading a microteach session in learning guitar. The Award in Education and Training course is accredited […]

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 […]

5
Jul
2016

High Trees are a Living Wage Employer

High Trees are delighted to receive accreditation as a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at High Trees, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors; receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.40 – significantly higher than the national minimum wage for over 25’s of £7.20 per hour (and […]

4
Jul
2016

High Trees delivering courses across Lambeth Children’s Centres

We continue to run over 30 courses in Children’s Centres right across Lambeth. If you’d like more information about these courses or to enrol please don’t hesitate to contact us, either by phone on 020 8671 3132 or via email at courses@high-trees.org We’re running courses on a wide variety of topics encompassing employability and routes into employment, emotional health and wellbeing and […]

1
Jul
2016

Upcoming one day Workshop with High Trees

Come and join us on this exciting one day Workshop on ‘How Society works’ Saturday 23rd July  from 10am to 3pm at High Trees

23
May
2016

Your Neighbourhood Needs you!

We have three upcoming workshops on the 25th, 28th and 30th of June.  High Trees are running theses workshops to keep local people informed about the power they have to make decisions that shape what their communities look like, while also teaching the key principles of Community Organising. If you are interested in any of these sessions please register here or […]

19
May
2016

High Trees goes to Parliament!

Thank you to everyone who came to the High Trees Parliamentary Reception on Tuesday, which was hosted by our Patron Chuka Umunna MP to celebrate all our work.  It was an important opportunity to take stock, say thank you and celebrate everything that we’ve achieved and a chance to look ahead to the future too! […]

15
May
2016

Summer courses!

Two of exciting courses for Summer started this week! Computer for Beginners and ESOL sessions both got off to a great start. There is still one place on each of these courses, so if you would like to join or would like further information please get in touch by 20th May.  

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