Entries by billypittson

Alex earns his bike

pictured here is Alex, a year 8 pupil from Kelmscott School and the latest member of the S7 ACE Community Champions Programme. The CC Programme takes participants through a journey from engagement to volunteering and then paid employment, not just with Us but with partners organisations including teaching, Police, Hackney Housing and more. Alex began […]

Players Of The Season Awards Pics

Please see attached photo of SP UTD U10s team and star players of 2015-16 Emily and Tylan. Both show all the qualities that we @ the S7 Academy of Community Excellence emphasise in all we do: Effort Attitude Team spirit Sportswoman/manship Class in winning and losing Ability We thank Michael Cole, Jermaine and Ricky for […]

Agne and Marcelo honoured by Denise

Tuesday 10th May saw the annual handing out of the Denise Humphrey Award. This special award was set up in 2013 as an act of gratitude by the Salaam Peace Community Engagement Programme towards Denise who has been a colleague and friend since our inception. Those of us who have been blessed to have worked […]

Girls and Women United in Health and well-being

Good morning, please see attached photo from yesterdays Salaam Peace Girls and Women’s fitness session. The session started 2 years ago and was developed by Shehnaz and since has seen Community Champions Agne and Ausrine take a lead. The project is part of our Positive Routes Tuesday Engagement Programme that sees over 120 core participants, […]

Hands of Peace

Salaam and good morning. Halime Kamber and the team of Community Champions pulled together a SABULOUS EAST LONDON UNITES (against terrorism) initiative. Over 350 children, young people, adults (male and female) took part in sports, art, climbing walls and community engagement. The event was organised as a POSITIVE COMMUNITY reaction to the recent issues around: […]

Alex, a Community Champion in the making

Pictured here is Alex, a year 8 Kelmscott student who has been engaging in SP projects for the last 2 years and began his volunteering journey 4 moths ago. Alex supports the Monday tennis session with Marcelo Tebanni Maya, also a former Kelmscott student and several other outreach programmes. Alex is a reliable, polite and […]

LOK Cycling session with SalaamPeace

Year 7 & 8 students from Lantern of Knowledge Secondary School took part in cycling & basketball sessions at Leyton Jubilee Park/Lammas School in association with SalaamPeace. Isa Adeel, Year 7, said: “We all enjoyed it! The cycling was really fun. We learnt good team-working skills with the cycling and basketball.”   It was a  thoroughly […]

Emirates Tour

Please see attached photos from yesterdays stadium tour to the amazing Arsenal/Emirates Stadium. We are fortunate @ Salaam Peace Community Engagement Programme to have a long term friendship with Freddie and his team @ Arsenal in the Community. Since 2011, Samir Singh has kindly given our staff, volunteers and young people the opportunity to visit […]

Ismail – A real Community Champion

Pictured here on the far right is Ismail Ahmed, a Walthamstow resident of Somalian heritage. In a time when Muslims across the world and closer to home are portrayed in a negative light Ismail exemplifies all that is good about Humankind. Ismail, a Salaam Peace Volunteer, despite his very busy family and work life, gives […]