Haringey Youth Summit tackles key issues for 2024

Co-sponsored by the Safer Neighbourhood Board and Bridge Renewal Trust, Hope in Haringey brought the 2024 edition of the Haringey Youth Summit to Dominion Centre, Wood Green. By Omar Alleyne-Lawler, Communications and Police Engagement Manager The first presentation from this student-expert collaboration would be Dukes Aldridge Academy, Matthew Knights (Haringey Council), Beverley Hendricks (Haringey Council)Read more

When Esther Awovi Akafia came to Tottenham

The Founder and CEO of Pioneers International Academy, Esther Awovi Akafia visited Tottenham last month, visiting local schools, the iconic stadium and seeing the progress of the Haringey African Schools Partnership first-hand. By Omar Alleyne-Lawler, Communications and Police Engagement Manager Pioneers CEO, Esther Akafia visited London last month, spending time with Hope in Haringey andRead more

Hope in Haringey Youth rolls out new boxing and fitness provision

Valued as a ‘way to let our frustration and anger and instil self-confidence’, Hope in Haringey Youth has recruited two England Boxing qualified coaches, Bradley and Sansha Goddard to bolster and expand their HiH youth programme. They have begun to deliver diversionary sports sessions at Wood Green-based secondary school, Mulberry Academy Woodside. By Omar Alleyne-Lawler,Read more

Hope in Haringey celebrate Princes Trust mentees

In a small celebration at Waltham Forest College, Hope in Haringey’s mentoring team was on hand to congratulate a cohort of young people taking the steps forward to start their careers. By Omar Alleyne-Lawler, Communications and Police Engagement Manager  Inducted as a cohort of young people not in education, employment or training, the group collaboratedRead more

Hope in Haringey shines at Young People at Risk Strategy Conference

The Young People at Risk Conference sought to bring voices from across the public, private and voluntary sector to hear about the work they do to challenge youth violence and harm. Hope in Haringey was on hand to discuss its Police Engagement Programme and how it aims to be a community bridge builder through aRead more

Hope in Haringey facilitate first ever Police Engagement event for Haggerston School

The Hackney-based school represents an expansion of the Hope in Haringey Police Engagement Programme, showcasing the programme values and objectives are repeatable outside of Haringey. By Omar Alleyne-Lawler, Communications and Police Engagement Manager Haggerston School, Hackney saw its first ever Police Engagement event in school history, curtsey of Hope in Haringey and TSG officers. HaggerstonRead more

Bestselling Authors Jo Owen and Gavin Lewis headline Hope in Haringey great leadership event

Delivered in partnership with Nims Obunge MBE DL of The Peace Alliance, Tottenham Town Hall saw a crowd of 150, locally based eager learners learn from Jo Owen and Gavin Lewis; Authors of ‘Smart Leadership’ and ‘The Opportunity Index’.  By Omar Alleyne-Lawler, Communications and Police Engagement Manager Tottenham Town Hall played host to Hope inRead more

Hope in Haringey’s Counselling Programme achieves BACP accreditation

Hope in Haringey’s borough-wide, early intervention counselling programme was boosted this month when it received “accredited organisation” status from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This strengthens HiH’s historic arrangement where all counsellors need their own professional accreditation before commencing work with the charity in any school.   By Omar Alleyne-Lawler, Communications and PoliceRead more