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January 2015 newsletter

4FebFrom Maslah
By Latifa Akay

As ever there has been lots and lots going on in camp Maslaha. Catch up with our latest news here.

Highlights include:

  • Maslaha win a global innovation award for the stories around our Talking From the Heart project addressing mental health and depression in Somali, Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities
  • Farewell to our former Co-Chair Alveena Malik and welcome to new trustee Emran Mian
  • New workshops around gender equality and entrepreneurship on offer to secondary schools and colleges
  • The latest on our All We Are project tackling the root causes of offending and re-offending among young Muslim men: a successful event at Whitechapel Gallery and launch of The Young Review report
  • Bringing the 'Meet the Somalis' comics into schools in Camden 
  • Maslaha contribute to NICE guidelines around FGM and forced marriage