Praxis Community Projects

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Praxis Communities

Praxis provide a welcoming meeting place for displaced communities, with a lively mix of social and cultural groups that meet at Praxis and inform our mission.

Chinese Migrant Network (CMN)

Organised by a committee of 10 trustees, the CMN aims to promote social inclusion and the human rights of vulnerable Chinese migrants living in the UK.

Through the provision of information, support services and advocacy work the CMN hopes to encourage and enable Chinese migrants to have participation with the wider UK community.

Uganda Social Justice Arena (USJA) 

The USJA aims to provide for the social, cultural and economic needs of people from a Ugandan cultural background and other Ethnic Isolated Minorities in Tower Hamlets.

They also aim to promote education among Ugandans living in the UK and in Uganda, where they also aim to establish projects and partnerships with local communities to improve education alleviate poverty and improve living standards.

For more information please contact Ricardo Mulinda at rmulinda@hotmail.com

 

Vamos Juntos 

Vamos Juntos is a group with about 24 members who voluntarily provide a befriending service for Spanish speaking inmates detained in British prisons and detention centres.

They produce a quarterly newsletter sent to inmates along with Latin American newspapers produced in London. They also hold training activities for volunteers.

For more information please contact Giraldo Clara Elena at claraelena00@hotmail.com

 

Salvador Allende Cultural Centre (SACC)

With 20 active members, SACC reaches out to at least 200 other Latin Americans in the UK. Mainly it organises social and cultural activities for the Chilean community in London.

However, it also invites other groups to perform in events. SACC also organises forums and seminars on political issues concerning Latin America and UK. It produces a quarterly newsletter.

 

Arewa Association UK

Set up by migrants from Northern Nigeria this groups aims to promote mutual co-existence, dialogue and social co-operation and understanding for the development of all its members.

They also provide a forum for the free exchange of views and dissemination of scientific, technological, cultural and educational information towards the sustainable development of Northern Nigeria and Nigeria as a whole.

For more information please contact Adam Naiya at adam.naiya@jpmorgan.com

 

Open Themes Sudanese Group

Launched in April 2009, Open Themes is composed of a number of Sudanese intellectuals and activists, men and women, whose main aim is to promote the values of democracy and human rights and the establishment of a secular polity in the Sudan.

By raising awareness of these issues and through its active involvement in some concrete projects, OTG hopes to effectively contribute to the promotion of an enlightened and open cultural, political, and social project among the Sudanese both inside and outside their country.

 

Amazonas Capoeira Academy

Amazonas Capoeira Academy is a school which values quality, discipline, health and personal development. Capoeira Angola is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines dance movements, acrobatics, fighting, music, history and philosophy. Enslaved Africans from the Bantu region of Africa brought the movements of Capoeira Angola to Brazil, disguising the martial elements of Capoeira Angola by adding music and singing.

Classes take place every Tuesday evening at 7pm at Praxis Community Projects.

For more information please contact us at capoeiracebolinha@hotmail.com

 

 

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