Research on ethnic inequality in Islington

The Runnymede Trust released their latest research on ethnic inequality in London, which includes profiles for every London borough. The report compares outcomes for different ethnic groups relative to the White British population in four indicators; education, health, employment and housing. Some of the key findings from the report are:...

Volunteer Centre Newsletter N.3 is out!

The third issue of the Volunteer Centre Islington Newsletter is out now! You will find out about all the exciting mix of activities and celebrations across Volunteers’ Week in Islington and information about the latest events in the volunteering sector. Let’s celebrate and  inspire others to get involved! If you...

Funding update April 2016

The latest Voluntary Action Islington Funding Booklet has been released. This small and medium sized grants booklet has been developed to help voluntary and community organisations in Islington in their fundraising efforts. Check out our list of new and updated funding on the Funding and Fundraising Support section....

Oslo Red Cross Members visited Voluntary Action Islington

    Oslo Red Cross members came to us and other organisations in London to learn more about our methods of recruiting and managing volunteers. Oslo Red Cross assists groups in need in the city of Oslo. They focus their relief work within the fields of migration, caring for elderly...

Guljabeen Rahman new Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Islington

Voluntary Action Islington has appointed Guljabeen Rahman to be its new Chief Executive. She took up the role on 21st March 2016. Guljabeen was until recently Director of the Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre in Camden and has also been a trustee of several community organisations. She has previously worked in...

Islington Council to continue a community grants programme

Islington Council have announced that they will be continuing a community grants programme over the next four years, and that this is one of their priorities. Full details are included in the Council budget: Budget Proposals 2016-17. Applications for the next round of the  VCS grants programme will open on...

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