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Emergency - housing is a mental health issue.

On 21st May, to mark the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, Focus E15 Campaign held a demonstration in Stratford to force a spotlight onto Newham council who have left empty homes boarded up on the Carpenters Estate  and to make a link that the current housing crisis is having an adverse effect on people’s mental health.   320 more words

Newham Council

Housing is a mental health issue: Root Shock and the London housing crisis

At our last campaign meeting Joe Hoover from City University  talked about human rights and housing, drawing on work of activist groups such as ONE DC in  Washington DC, and other groups in Chicago. 709 more words

Newham Council

More Focus Mothers contact the campaign

Another one of the original mothers contacted the campaign to give her story of what really happened during the time she was served an eviction notice whilst living at Focus E15 hostel. 379 more words

Newham Council

Voices of Focus E15 mums nearly 3 years on

The Focus E15 campaign has been catching up with some ex residents from Focus E15 hostel, asking them how they feel about Newham councils recent comment… 696 more words


Maxilla Nursery Centre was part of a tapestry of community action in North Kensington in the 1970s. For nearly forty years Maxilla navigated through changes in funding and local and national government policy, always keeping its holistic ethos and community roots. 238 more words

Kill the Bill - Lobby of Parliament

The much-criticised Housing Bill will be debated by MPs on Tuesday 3rd May, after a series of amendments by the House of Lords. A protest lobby will be held on the day… 161 more words