Category Archives: Tower Hamlets

UpRising Meetup with speed networking

UpRising held a Meetup with a speed networking session led by UpRiser Oyin Akiniyi on 24 November 2009. UpRisers Le Ho, Farah Mohammoud and Natasha Shaikh also spoke at the event about their activities on the programme.  The social gathering, held at St Margaret’s House, Bethnal Green, was an opportunity for current UpRisers, UpRising graduates, […]

Exploring East London

UpRisers took part in local learning sessions focussed on exploring the issues affecting their communities in East London. Three learning sessions were held, with UpRisers working in borough groups to explore the issues affecting either Barking & Dagenham, Newham or Tower Hamlets. The UpRisers shared the findings of their personal findings of their communities with […]

Canary Wharf networking event with Michael Heseltine

UpRisers attended the Third Michael Young memorial lecture, which was given on Wednesday 16th July by Lord Michael Heseltine. The event was hosted by the Young Foundation, the Mile End Group and Canary Wharf Group. After the lecture UpRisers Alvin Carpio, Chris Mitchell and Gerald Nkrumah spoke to Michael Heseltine about his lecture and what it […]