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Community Change Makers

Community Change Makers

On Friday 22nd November, we were joined by Year 10 and 11 students from Oaklands School who shared their ideas for change as part of the Community Change Makers project.

Take part in our research on Basic Bank Accounts and get £20 in cash

Take part in our research on Basic Bank Accounts and get £20 in cash

If you have a Basic bank account (the bank account with a debit card but no credit card, no overdraft and no interest or charges) then we’d like to speak to you! At Toynbee Hall we’re doing some research to find out about the views of people who have a Basic bank account. We’d like…
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Black History Month Graphic Novel Workshop

Graphic Novel and Comic Strip making sessions in celebration of Black History Month

Our Storyteller/Writer in Residence is holding a Free family-friendly graphic novel making session here at Toynbee Hall this Saturday

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London Challenge Poverty Week: Seeing People in Poverty, Dignity & Human Rights

For London Challenge Poverty week, we’re providing a platform for a range of people to share their experiences and give their perspectives on poverty, and on how we could make London fairer for everyone. Throughout the week we will be sharing the views of people in Tower Hamlets who are facing challenges, and sharing their…
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When We Speak Launch Event - Faeturing the Nawi Collective

Toynbee Hall launch new youth activism project, ‘When We Speak’

The new project aims to equip young people aged between 15 and 25 to run their own social impact projects On Tuesday 1st October, Toynbee Hall launched a new youth activism project to support young people in East London to make a difference in their communities. Kicking off this October with a series of public…
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Beyond Age and Income: Encouraging Savings Behaviours

People on lower incomes are just as likely to be active savers as those who earn higher amounts, once essential needs are met

Beyond Age and Income, a new report by Toynbee Hall, supported by Building Societies Association, explores people’s actual savings patterns. Financial services providers should design and offer more products to people on lower incomes to encourage saving and build financial resilience among this underserved group, Beyond Age and Income, Encouraging Saving Behaviours finds. The myth…
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When We Speak: Youth Activism Project Launch ft Nawi Collective – 1st October

Launching Toynbee Hall’s new youth activism project ‘When We Speak’ which aims to equip young people to run their own social impact project This October, Toynbee Hall is launching the pilot to our new Youth activism project to support young people in East London in making a difference in their area in partnership with Nawi…
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Wellbeing Centre secures multi-year funding from Tower Hamlets

We are delighted to have been awarded three years of funding from the Tower Hamlets Local Community Fund for our work empowering older people in our community. Over the next three and a half years, this significant contribution will allow older people aged 50-100+ to tackle loneliness and work together to bring about change in…
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Proms at St Jude’s supports Toynbee Hall’s youth work

Toynbee Hall has once again been supported by the Proms at St Jude’s Festival in north London, which raised £45,000 for our work with young people through ticket sales and bucket collections during the week-long festival in late June. Proms audiences have been generous supporters of Toynbee Hall’s youth projects for 19 years, raising a…
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New ESOL classes starting at Toynbee Hall

New ESOL Classes starting at Toynbee Hall

Come along for a chat and an assessment on Wednesday 28th August  2019, 9.30am Do you want to improve your English skills, become more confident and meet some new people? Our English for speakers of other langauges (ESOL) course is starting this September. If you want to get better at speaking, listening, reading and writing…
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