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DOSE OF INSPIRATION FROM SARAH

DOSE OF INSPIRATION FROM SARAH

Today, on International Women's Day 2021, we are very happy to be handing over control of our blog to an inspiring member of the Fight for Peace team, and creator of the @dailydose_ofsarah Instagram page, Sarah Hussain: "Hey guys! My names Sarah, and I will be writing...

JUSTICE AWARD FOR OUR SPECIAL PROJECT

JUSTICE AWARD FOR OUR SPECIAL PROJECT

Fight for Peace’s Special Project has won the highly competitive Youth Justice Award at the 2020 Children & Young People Now Awards. The awards celebrate the very best in services for children, young people and families in the UK, and are selected by a judging...

Peace Garden Phase One complete

Peace Garden Phase One complete

03/03/2021 - One thing that didn’t stop in a year of lockdowns was the growth of the Peace Garden at our London Academy. This tranquil space tucked in behind our main gym continued to develop over the course of the second half of 2020, and recently completed phase one...

VRU FUNDING FOR NEWHAM CONSORTIUM

VRU FUNDING FOR NEWHAM CONSORTIUM

02/03/2021 - A Newham consortium of local organisations - which includes Fight for Peace - has been awarded funding from the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) as part of the MyEnds programme. Funding will see Fight for Peace, Ambition Aspire Achieve,...

Overcoming adversity in Lockdown three

Overcoming adversity in Lockdown three

05/02/2021 - A third lockdown in twelve months presents substantial challenges and hardships for young people in London. It has also demanded speedy and wholesale adaptation by our Fight for Peace team of staff to ensure that, in whatever way possible, we are meeting...

Impacting lives through Youth Work

Impacting lives through Youth Work

05/11/2020 - Michael Appiah has a long association with Fight for Peace, he is currently a Youth Worker at our London Academy and was one of the very first Fight for Peace members back in 2007. During Youth Work Week 2020, Michael gives us his thoughts on the vital...

In memory of Sam Bezzina

In memory of Sam Bezzina

21/08/2020 - On 15th August we received the devastating news of the passing of our much loved London Academy Head Boxing Coach, Sam Bezzina. An extremely talented coach with a cheeky, fun loving personality, Sam led our boxing team over the past two years with skill...

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