Archive for March, 2018

Our Local Hero, Johurun Nessa

Friday, March 16th, 2018

We’re very proud to share that our Development Worker, Johurun Nessa, has been chosen as a Local Hero by the Home Office, for its Together We are Stronger Campaign.

Together We Are Stronger is a partnership between Safe Newcastle and Building a Stronger Britain Together, to celebrate Newcastle; its people, strength and pride.

Johurun is an integral member of the centre.  She tells the story of the positive impact the centre has had on the community and how it has been embraced by local people.

In recognition of Johurun’s great work, she’s been nominated for the National Diversity Award for Positive Role Model. Help boost Johurun’s chances of winning and show your support and vote! CLICK HERE

Learn Johurun’s story by watching the video below.


National Diversity Awards 2018 – Support and Vote!

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

We are nominating our Development Worker, Johurun Nessa, in the Positive Role Model category of the National Diversity Awards 2018. Johurun started an Asian Girls Group at the Centre as a young teenager and has continued to be an inspiration to women and girls in Newcastle ever since. She has been named as a Local Hero in the Building Stronger Britain Together Home Office initiative and we ask you to support her nomination to the National Diversity Awards by voting for her and recognising the great work she does.

To vote, click on the link below.

Thank you!