Shahed’s Story Name: Shahed Age: 20 years old Country of Birth: Damascus, Syria Ethnicity: Syrian Family life: Mother with health problems that prevents her from working, and a younger brother at school. Borough of residence: Ealing Status of employment: Student. “My name is Shahed. I arrived in the UK in 2016 as a refugee, hoping […]
Market W3 A new bohemian Saturday Market has launched in Acton, W3. It’s on every Saturday through till Christmas and will evolve into a Winter Market from November 21st 2020. Acton’s new Saturday market supports creativity and funds local charity Action West London’s (AWL) community schemes. The new market which launched on Saturday, October 3, has been […]
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We are proud to announce Action West London has been awarded Supply Chain Partner of The Year, sponsored by Do IT Solutions at the ERSA Awards 2020 for our work on the Family Works Project.
In the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis there is a major risk of mass unemployment with devastating long-term consequences for young people. Young black men, who faced employment inequalities even before the crisis, are at particular risk. The Moving on Up programme aims to increase employment opportunities for young black men in London and has been piloting practical solutions to address the inequalities in employment outcomes.
ERSA Employability Awards 2020 – We’ve been nominated!
Action West London is part of a wider project which sees organisations from London and other parts of the UK support refugees. Our participation in the project started in 2017, and since then we have engaged with over 250 refugee participants from Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
The next WWL event in association with ELATT is ‘Universal Credit and Food Support Services’ with Maryam on Thursday 2nd July 11:00 – 12:00
Action West London are hosing Workshop Wednesdays with our Partner Paddington Development Trust supporting women on the SWEET Project.
Action West London Launches Construction Skills Certificate Scheme