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Women on Screens

Source By: Hackney Museum

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Women On Screens:
Printmaking, photography and community activism at Lenthall Road Workshop 1970s-1990s

From making posters of women racing in wheelchairs and protesting in the streets, to teaching printing and photography, this collective made a unique contribution to the feminist and community arts movement both locally and nationally.

Discover stories of activism, skill-sharing and empowerment through this striking collection of posters and more created at the workshop.

Curated in partnership with former workers. On display until 31st August 2019

Worshipful Company of Weavers Benevolent Fund- Closing date 31st July

Source By: Community Matters Yorkshire

The Worshipful Company of Weavers Benevolent Fund's principal aim is to support people in trouble, particularly young offenders and ex-offenders, and other disadvantaged young people. Preference is given to pump priming new projects, especially those which are innovatory and can serve as a model elsewhere.

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Deadline 31st July 2019

Participants Needed for Research on a New Employment Initiative

Source By: EMPOWER, Mind in the City, Hackney & Waltham Forest

There are some people who find it harder than others to get a job and also hold down a job; this can be for many reasons. Some people find relationships difficult and that can make it hard to get along with work colleagues and supervisors, while still getting what they want. Some people experience strong emotions that ‘come from nowhere’ and take a long time to go down or leave you feeling overwhelmed. These problems can sometimes lead to difficulties building confidence at work and managing work pressures.

We have designed a new employment initiative (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills for Employment; DBT-SE) to help support people who experience these kinds of problems and are conducting a research study* to see if the initiative helps people to keep regular employment.

If you think this study sounds like something that might be useful for you or you would just like some more information about what taking part involves, please contact the EMPOWER research team using the following information:

You can email us at

Or telephone us on 0208 525 2337

*Please note that this study is a randomised controlled trial (RCT) therefore participants are randomly allocated to either the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy-Skills for Employment initiative group or a local mental health employment service in your area.

Hackney Council's Main Grants 2020-21

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Voluntary and community sector organisations are once again being invited to apply for one or two year main grant funding for grants that will run from April 2020 until March 2021 or 2022. Applications can be made for grants between £5,000 - £30,000 for a 1 year grant or up to £60,000 for a 2 year grant, for initiatives that will:

  • promote social inclusion, encourage independence and develop personal resilience
  • build positive relations between different groups and communities that will maintain the high levels of community cohesion in Hackney

Applications will open on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. The deadline for applications is 12 noon, Monday 16 September 2019. Full details are on the Council's website:

A Brief History of Hackney (and a cup of tea!)

Source By: Hackney Museum

Hackney Museum shares the stories of people who have migrated to Hackney from all over the world. Discover some of these stories on an interactive tour, with opportunities to share your own memories. 

Open to all. 

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