The Equality Access & Rights category received nominations from projects all across the UK doing incredible work across a range of diverse issues, including housing & destitution, domestic violence, access to employment, digital exclusion and access to rights and justice. We would like to thank all the nominated projects for the amazing and important work […]
The Safety For All category received nominations from projects all across the UK doing incredible work through the pandemic to support safety and wellbeing in an inclusive way. Thanks so much to all of the nominees for the vital work they are doing in their communities. Shortlisting was a difficult task! The shortlisted projects for […]
We’re delighted to announce that ten projects from across the United Kingdom have been shortlisted for the 2021 Community Integration Awards Connecting Communities category. This year the Awards focus on community responses to Covid-19 bringing migrant and refugees together with more settled groups. We received over 30 nominations for this category and we were totally blown away […]
Sound impossible? Perhaps, but the Community Integration Awards has always aimed to reward inspirational work that slips below the radar – those projects and initiatives that advance social integration, often with little resource and with even less expectation of an award. This year, we’re back and our aim is no different. We are still looking for projects and initiatives that advance social integration by bringing together migrant, refugee and more ‘settled’ communities. However, this year, we’re hoping to shine a light on those projects which have managed to respond or adapt their work to the challenges of Covid-19.
This report is the culmination of the Citizens UK Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life. Led by an independent group of Commissioners, and chaired by the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve MP QC, the Commission was set up to examine the ways in which the participation of Muslims in the public and community life of our country, […]
Imagine that you are the founder of a social enterprise. You spend time planning and working on setting the foundations of your project. You work hard and the day arrives when you start offering a service to a group of people, becoming a day of celebration in our collective memory. In the case of CodeYourFuture, […]
Trust is of the utmost significance in a crisis situation and today. Europeans are regularly told by the media and political leaders that they are facing a number of crises, such as the ‘security crisis’ or the ‘migration crisis’ because of an influx of refugees or a ‘social crisis’ because of the consequences of austerity in […]
It’s Saturday morning and Laamiga’s Step-Up to IT class is going on at the Training Link in central London. There’s the familiar ambience, the chatter of the women, different languages spoken at the same time, the delicious refreshments spread out on the table, and the kettle is boiling. A learner is explaining what has been […]