Diversity

Read stories related to our Diversity Mission: By 2030, those holding positions of power in Camden are as diverse as our community – and the next generation is ready to follow.

Nanouche Umeadi

Diversity of thought

Diversity of thought 1920 720 Karishma Puri

Nanouche Umeadi, came to the UK at the age of 4 as an asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of…

Salvino, a local shop and community lifeline

Salvino, a local shop and community lifeline 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

Salvino is a family-run delicatessen and wine shop on the edges of Kentish Town. Opened in 1981, we spoke to…

Wood That Works: carving out a community space

Wood That Works: carving out a community space 2560 1707 Karishma Puri

Wood That Works offers a nurturing background for people to learn a range of traditional carpentry skills. Tucked under the…

Camden Black-owned businesses: Roger Shakes of Roger’s Kitchen

Camden Black-owned businesses: Roger Shakes of Roger’s Kitchen 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

Black Pound Day is a monthly event that aims to encourage support for Black-owned businesses and bring about a shift…

Shirley Fortune, uncovering Bloomsbury’s hidden Black history

Shirley Fortune, uncovering Bloomsbury’s hidden Black history 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

Have you ever walked down a London street and wondered about the hundreds of years of stories that lie just…

Empowering residents to champion change in Regent’s Park

Empowering residents to champion change in Regent’s Park 1920 1280 Karishma Puri

Fitzrovia Youth in Action is a local organisation that is piloting Community Champions Regent’s Park, a resident-led health and wellbeing…

Wellcome Collection is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist and anti-ableist organisation

Wellcome Collection is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist and anti-ableist organisation 1920 1280 Karishma Puri

Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library in Euston exploring health and the human experience. Through exhibitions, collections, publishing…

Image of Pride, trans and LGBTQIA+ flags hanging in a spacious hall

The Outside Project: providing help for vulnerable people in our LGBTIQ+ communities

The Outside Project: providing help for vulnerable people in our LGBTIQ+ communities 1920 1280 WeMakeCamden

The Outside Project supports people in our LGBTIQ+ communities who are experiencing homelessness, living in precarious situations or having difficulties…

A street scene with brightly coloured hoardings

LocalGlobe’s Blackout Tuesdays are accelerating diversity progress

LocalGlobe’s Blackout Tuesdays are accelerating diversity progress 1666 999 WeMakeCamden

Based at Phoenix Court in Somers Town, LocalGlobe is a seed fund that works on growing innovative companies and believes…

A group of south asian men and women sit on the grass, smiling

How many sectors does it take to change the world (or at least change Camden)?

How many sectors does it take to change the world (or at least change Camden)? 1920 976 WeMakeCamden

As part of our community events this week, we’re hosting guest blogs from selected organisations. Natasha Friend from Camden Giving…

How would you make sure those in positions of power in Camden are as diverse as our community?

How would you make sure those in positions of power in Camden are as diverse as our community? 2560 1708 WeMakeCamden

One of Camden’s four Missions for 2030 is that those holding positions of power in Camden are as diverse as…

The cultural centre helping our Somali community in difficult times

The cultural centre helping our Somali community in difficult times 1920 1280 WeMakeCamden

Supporting our Somali community since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Camden Somali Cultural Centre in Kentish Town has been nominated for…

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