Category: Lara Oyedele


News: Housing chief ‘close to tears’ as London riots erupt near home

The chief executive of a housing association is helping friends and neighbours who lost their properties following a second night of rioting in parts of London and said she was “close to crying” after the devastation happened just yards away…

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News: BME housing associations platform for future black leaders

A recent report has credited black and minority ethnic (BME) housing associations with moulding a generation of talented black leaders and for fighting discrimination. It also found that BME housing associations had added considerable value to the sector by providing…

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Feature: Green space – helping BME communities fill the void

A stroll through a park or spot of gardening during the summer is enough to banish even the darkest of moods. Indeed, you don’t need a doctor to tell you about the therapeutic effects of green space. But recent research…

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Comment: Breaking down barriers

On 5 February the English Defence League decided to march on Luton and voice their displeasure at the local Muslim community. On the same day, our prime minister was in Munich telling the world that multiculturalism in Britain had failed….

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