Regents Park Community Champions

  • Ellie Rudd
  • April 29, 2020
Become a Champion!

HEAD OVER TO OUR NEW WEBSITE COPRODUCED WITH LOCAL RESIDENTS! Click HERE

We are working with residents across Regents Park Estate to benefit fellow residents and the health and wellbeing across the estate – we have young people aged 12-24 and community members 24+ – sometimes the groups work separately, on other projects they work together.
We meet every week on a Wednesday at Dick Collins Hall (Ground floor Kirkfell on Robert St) and you are more than welcome to join us too! We also host monthly socials to bring residents together to be able to tell their stories, voice concerns and provide peer support and hopefully do more community action!
Contact coordinator Ellie.Rudd@fya.org.uk or text/whatsapp or call 07923849277. Champions are currently meeting every Wednesday at Dick Collins Hall, opposite Borrowdale – Robert Street NW1 3FB London – bottom of the new block.
We have brilliant partners and supporting organisations including Regents Park Tenants Association, Bengali Workers Association, West Euston Partnership, Hopscotch, Regents Place, Third Age Project, Camden Participation team, Central St Martins Public Studio, Camden Tenants Participation and Housing and many more specific to projects.

We a group of young champions also organising activities on behalf of the community!! 
Aged 11-24 living in Regents Park Estate? Join us 2nd June to find out more – you can help plan an event or activity to take place in July or support a campaign to improve local sports facilities! Maybe you have an idea YOU would like to see happen to benefit local residents?
Young people will be able to earn AQA accredited experience and certificates and make a positive difference in their community, for now, from their own homes.
If you are interested whatsapp/text Ellie on 07923849277, or DM us on insta @fyaonroad 

What have we been up to so far…
Together with Community Champions Kilburn and Kentish town, 54 potential champions and partners attended introduction sessions and 47 champions were trained across the three areas together between January and April 2021 online!
Give Your Ideas for the Cumberland Workbench! (pictured below in the gallery) What do YOU think it needs? You can also visit the bench in Cumberland Market at any time https://app.viima.com/mmspace/open-innovation/
Read all about why we are Community Champions in this fantastic Article by Champion Irene, from Regents Park Estate! https://www.happinewss.com/post/community-champions
Stories from Lockdown….
Over 100 local and Camden based volunteers supported us and BWA Surma Centre to deliver Hot Meal Service throughout lockdowns and various restrictions to over 5000 individuals between May 2020 and December 2020. An additional 600 meals and gift bags were provided to local residents as part of a Christmas to Your Door Delivery
100 Summer Activity Packs were been delivered to young people aged 8-13 (see here) Cumberland Youth Club is due to reopen on 17th May and will be on Mondays now back at HPOD! www.fya.org.uk/healthy-living/ and our football programme has returned to Cumberland market too!
24 local residents in lockdown 1 at Esther Randall Court received Kindness letters from young people
33 local residents joined us for Regents Park Spring Clean and arts workshop in Cumberland Market 12th June 2021 http://www.fya.org.uk/event/regents-park-estate-spring-clean/

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