Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Why Does Reading Matter?

As part of our A Future. Now campaign, we’ve been asking people to demand that basic skills training is accessible to people who are homeless or at risk. Campaigns Manager Jennean Alkadiri writes about the breadth of responses we’ve had so far and what they tell us about the importance of literacy skills.  Read more

May 29th | Jennean Alkadiri | Events, Support
Band Mental Health

Rocking the Boat

Some of our clients and staff have got together and formed a band called Mental Health. They have recently written and recorded a four minute track called ‘The Boat’. Adam Bulewski is a Mental Health Worker in our Client Health team, based at our Centre in Shepherds Bush. He is also one of two guitarists […] Read more

May 28th | Adam Bulewski | Hostels, shelters & projects
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Sun, Fun and the Work Goes On

Gordon is a member of the St Mungo’s Broadway client representative group, Outside In. He’s offered to write a regular blog for us, as he faces some big changes in his own life, and also to highlight issues facing other people who’ve experienced homelessness. This is Gordon’s fifth blog. Read more

May 22nd | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs, Key people
USA study exchange

Homelessness? America? Two Weeks?

Kirsty Telford, our Fundraising Manager (Individual Giving), took part in an innovative study exchange to see how homelessness services operate in the USA. In the first of a series, she explains what they set out to do, and what they saw. Read more

May 20th | Kirsty Telford | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
St Mungo's LGBT group at Pride London

“For the first time in my career I am able to be me”

Saturday 17 May is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Co-chairs of our LGBT group at St Mungo’s Broadway, Gayle and Pragna talk more about the prejudice they have faced, and about making things better in the workplace. Read more

May 14th | Hannah Eiseman | Events, Guest blogs, Real life stories
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Living the dream and paying the bills

Gordon is a member of the St Mungo’s Broadway client representative group, Outside In. He’s offered to write a regular blog for us, as he faces some big changes in his own life, and also to highlight issues facing other people who’ve experienced homelessness. This is Gordon’s fourth blog. Read more

May 6th | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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Speaking the same language

What’s in a word? In his latest blog, Howard Sinclair, Chief Executive, discusses the importance of language. Why does it matter that some words have different meanings to different people? And how can we make the effort to understand others? Read more

May 1st | Howard Sinclair | Key people

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