WATCH: Working Together for Londoners
- 9 December 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has shown the importance to all of us of a safe and affordable home like never before. In partnership with communities and local government, G15 members’ frontline teams have shown incredible dedication in working together to support Londoners through the ongoing pandemic.
This video tells the frontline stories of some of our residents, colleagues and the partners we have worked with as they responded to the pandemic. It provides some valuable lessons about how we can support people to live well now, and build stronger communities in the future.
More stories from our residents, colleagues and community partners:
Emma Chisholm, Community and Wellbeing lead at AGE UK Wandsworth
Emma Chisholm, Community and Wellbeing lead at AGE UK Wandsworth discusses how their partnership with L&Q has enabled them to establish a sustainable solution to ensuring older residents have access to food and essentials. Through their ‘Independent Shopper’ scheme, AGE UK supports older people with online food shopping, providing training to enable them to shop independently from home.
Rochelle Nyabunze, MTVH resident and founder of The Feel Good Community
Rochelle, founder of The Feel Good Community has been working in partnership with MTVH since 2018 and now has a whole community of resident volunteers supporting her. Since April, Rochelle and her team have supported over 100 families and delivered over 500 care packages to vulnerable households and those without access to public funds.
Alex Kenmure, founder of The Good Gym
Alex Kenmure from the Good Gym discusses how his team have been able to support older people and those self-isolating during the pandemic through linking their community of runners with Notting Hill.
The G15 response on consumer credit for building safety work costs
26 January 2021
The G15 responds to concerns about building safety remedial costs being passed on to leaseholders and the option of credit to help pay towards this work.
The G15 calls on the Government to maintain the Universal Credit uplift
18 January 2021
The G15 together with PlaceShapers, Homes for the South West and Build East is calling for the Government to maintain the uplift in Universal Credit, introduced last spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Positive feedback from training programme for G15 BAME housing leaders
5 January 2021
The G15 has worked with Future of London to to develop and deliver an ambitious initiative to upskill our BAME leaders and experts by creating a tailor made effective presentation skills and public speaking programme.