At Action West London we are celebrating 21 years of helping the most disadvantaged in our communities into education, employment and enterprise. Here we share some of our success stories.
- A Story of Hope“I’m happy,” says Tayba. “My children are doing well. I also have friends I can talk to.” A mother of 8, Tayba is a refugee who, with her family escaped persecution in Kuwait. When I first met her at my office at Action West London, Tayba was a completely different person. Quiet, withdrawn almost, Tayba relied on her oldest son to interpret for her. Tayba needed a lot of support. Her children had to be placed in schools, benefits sorted out, English classes arranged… Remarkably, no one … Read more
- Well Done Noel!Shining a spotlight on Noel Williams who was supported through a Youth in Focus project. Noel has achieved amazing progress and is now a Criminal Justice Consultant who is passionate about using his experience to improve outcomes for young people caught up in the justice system. He is also a social and criminal justice policy advisor and political commentator, who has featured on many major UK media networks, including on the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, BBC Radio … Read more