Essentially Naphtali & Associates is a community collective (now working with CATALYST 4 CHANGE CIC) which, through a network of associates, develops and supports new small to medium enterprises. We do this by offering a package of advice & support, signposting and mentoring, but also through seeking to influence support from other private, statutory and voluntary organisations.
The defining principle of all Naphtali & Associates initiatives is to provide or help develop free and/or affordable services, online support for campaigns, and the development of small-scale employment opportunities for local communities.
Our pledge is to seek out enterprising people and enterprises to encourage their growth, marketing, collaboration and development.
source: Campaign Bootcamp
published: February 2018
Campaign Bootcamp is a week-long residential training that supports you to develop the skills, confidence, and community to run a great campaign. The training brings together 35 new campaigners from across the country (and sometimes from other parts of the world) to learn and build community together.
What Will I Learn at Bootcamp?
The Campaign Bootcamp residential is a reflective and experiential training space. This means lots of time to think about your own campaigning, to learn from other people, and to try out new things supported by our training team and campaigners from across many different movements. Continue reading
provided by: The GAP
published: February 2018
Children in Movement is a Heritage Lottery funded project that aims to discover, record and share the stories of those who migrated to Birmingham when they were children or young people, from as far back as the 1930’s right through to those who have settled here in the last few years.
Why are we doing this?
The GAP is an arts organisation that supports young people to make sense of the world through creative and cultural projects. Our young members have expressed concern that many distorted narratives are currently circulating about immigration, and that the value of diversity in their city – of which they are so proud – is suddenly being questioned.
source: Hackney Gazette
published: 23 January 2018
The death of Rashan Charles, and its aftermath, has tragic echoes of the case of Colin Roach. The 21-year-old was shot inside Stoke Newington police station 35 years ago, with the community convinced cops had a hand. Poet Benjamin Zephaniah was at the first protest after his death, he tells the Gazette.
Events surrounding the death of Colin Roach 35 years ago remain a mystery to this day.
He died inside the foyer of Stoke Newington police station on January 12, 1983, from a single gunshot wound through the mouth.