Project run by Lozells Community Initiatives, Please get in touch if you would like to get involved.
Training members of the community for basic work skills
Preparing members from the lozells district on what to do when applying and attending job interviews as well as attending job fairs. In our sessions it has included CV building, interview techniques and skills needed, completing application forms and the importance of time keeping for employers.
Giving women the skills of chair yoga to benefit health and well being. Chair yoga is a great way for older adults to get the wonderful health benefits of yoga. ... Yoga is an excellent way for older adults to loosen and stretch painful muscles, reduce stress, and improve circulation. It also reduces anxiety, helps lower blood pressure, protects joints, and builds strength and balance.
Young people understanding the importance of a clean enviroment for all.
Recognising a major problem within the inner city wards. Raising awareness amd helping members understand the importance of cleaner safer environments for all communities to enjoy and take pride in.
Trip to Birmingham Museum
Taking women from ethnic minority backgrounds to the museum to widen and increase the knowledge on the British history and give a better understanding of British values.
This also helped women empowerment in the socities we live in, with increasing the importance of history to mothers who can relay this information to the next generations.
Oral History project of early settelers from Bangladesh
Recording the oral history of early settlers recognising the difficulties they faced and efforts they have made to help the next generation live in a diverse society with people from many different diverse backgrounds. Project supported by National Lottery Fund.
Workshops delivered on empowering members of the community to take pride and respect each other to ensure communities are active in the welfare of each other.
People improving thier basic English skills which will help them to reach thier potential and apply for jobs which will help them intergrate in to society. This helps build up independance and confidence skills as part of the soft skills required by employers.
Clean up Project
Come and take pride in the area you live. Show the community to care. We will be meeting up on Saturday 27th April 2019. Litter picking event will take place at 1pm
Lets make our street clean and safe for everyone.
We are undertaking a community clean up of the Lozells Estate. All residents are most welcome to join in - we would welcome the opportunity to take part in maintaining our shared environment and have a chat about what's important to you locally.
First Aid (Women Empowerment)
With help from the National Lottery we were able to deliver First Aid training to over 50 ladies from the BAME community.
The response was amazing, we were able to give these ladies life saving skills. They felt very empowered and confident. They now have the knowledge and skills to assist a person in a emergency situation be it a family member or a member of the public.
In January and February of 2020, Lozells Community Initiative successfully held an eight-week parent and training development programme.
This was part of a widerinitiative to tackle knife crime,gang activity and other issues affecting young people in our community.Through our existing work, we already understand specific issues in our community and know that local families face problemssuch as:
▪Drug dealingand drug related activity
▪Absent parents due to work commitments and working hours
▪Family communication breakdowns
▪Lack of trustand representation of BAME officers within the police force
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