How these young South London leaders got their local police to stop posting photos of weapons online
Tehillah (left) and Josephine (right) are leaders from South London Citizens who campaigned to stop their local police from posting photos of weapons on social media.
Tehillah and Josephine are young leaders from Notre Dame School in Southwark, London, and part of South London Citizens. Together, they’ve been campaigning to change their local police policies around knife crime and stop and search. They are also part of the Citizens UK team engaging the Mayor’s office on community relationships with the police.
Here, they tell us what gives them the passion to change their community and how they have successfully won campaigns.
From left to right: Hakima, Hamdah and Laila who created the Somali Mindfulness Podcast to help their local community open up about their mental health.
For many of us, opening up about mental health struggles is a tough, but necessary, conversation.
And Cymru Citizens UK leaders Hakima, Hamdah and Laila are helping their local Somali community do just that. They are the creators and hosts of the Somali Mindfulness Podcast, a safe space where they discuss a range of issues relating to mental health.
We spoke to Hakima about the inspirations to create the podcast, how older generations are dealing with their own trauma, and her number one tip for anyone struggling with their mental health right now.Read more