LifeLine Projects

Tag: SW!TCH

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LifeLine Comms Team

What does community mean to you?

The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. Coretta Scott King Ibn Khaldun, the Arab philosopher, popularised the concept of asabiyyah عصبيّة‎. The idea that a community has a sense of shared

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LifeLine Comms Team

SW!TCH activity: Let’s dance!

Our SW!TCH team will be holding dance sessions every Tuesday from 4PM to 5:45PM at the Frenford Youth Club at the Jack Carter Centre in Ilford. For more info, get in touch with Georgia at georgia.adkins@lifelineprojects.co.uk or on 07495 872310.

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Diana These, Vivien Palmer and Terri Noone

Compassion will unite us all

On 7th May 2020 the city of Richmond, Virginia, USA joined the International Charter for Compassion, a global movement guided by the Golden Rule of treating others as you wish others to treat you. Richmond wants compassion to be at the core of its community. What if every organisation put compassion at the core of their business culture?

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David Johnson, Youth Development Worker
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David Johnson

Introducing David Johnson, Youth Development Worker

David was born and brought up in Lewisham, London. Although both his parents were born in Jamaica, he has managed to trace within his family a Cuban and Chinese ancestry line. His parents had a strong work ethic and expected all their children to excel at school. David admits he wasn’t that academic as he was more interested in working with his hands.

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Nathan Singleton

Have we forgotten how to play?

Just recently, I was speaking with a close friend of mine on what it was like to finally be able to interact with each other face-to-face again. The conversation turned to how our children were coping, and he began to tell me of a recent event – his son had his friends come over to the house to play together, and yet… they didn’t.

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Rachel Dunford

SW!TCH Minds: Looking back at our first year

To mark the first year of SW!TCH Minds, Rachel Dunford Consulting were commissioned as an external evaluator to review the impact the programme has had. We’d like to share some of our findings about the amazing work being done by LifeLine Project’s Youth Development Workers during a very challenging year.

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Dr Anne Smith PhD

Joined-up services create community

The word ‘ubuntu’ expresses the African philosophy of wholeness – it presupposes that one’s humanity is bound up with nature and with other people in the community. A popular idiom in many African communities is ‘one is an animal but two is a community’: humanity comes through being part of the community; all human beings are members of an extended family.

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