Action West London (AWL) is a partner in G4S’ West London Troubled Families contract. As part of its role, AWL provides end-to-end holistic support for unemployed people, as well as working with training providers and community networks to offer a range of development opportunities. Supporting customers is a team effort and although each participant has […]
The global “Giving Tuesday” launched on December 1st, it was a chance to take something positive from 2020 and make a difference at the same time.Here at AWL we took this as an opportunity to share some poignant client testimonials across our social media channels in the lead up to December 1st. These posts inspired […]
Action West London has won a place on a national Scale Accelerator programme. We are very excited that Action West London has won a place on a national Scale Accelerator programme run by global non-profit consultancy @Spring Impact which helps charities and social enterprises to reach more people and maximise impact. The National Lottery Community […]
Our staff member Ismail Ali has nominated himself to be AWL’s anti-bullying champion. AWL is committed to tackling unconscious bias in the labour market and with this in mind we are equally committed to challenging all forms of bullying and discrimination Some staff members have taken part in #oddsocksday in support of#AntiBullyingWeek #UnitedAgainstBullying pic.twitter.com/mv8TS60jCM — […]
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 […]
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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.