Posts made in April, 2016

Winners in our eyes

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Winners in our eyes

Just before Christmas, we received an email out of the blue from Aurel Sinko-Uribe. He is a Y12 student from Queens Park Community School who took part in one of our joint events with The Challenge to help connect issues of homelessness with young adults. Teaming up with 3 of his other classmates (David Okoineme, Mohamad Habibzadeh and Jasper Zarinst (Team Leader)), they decided to nominate Cafe Art as their supporting organisation in the First Give programme. First Give works with secondary schools to help young people give their time, tenacity and talent to help their local communities. This student-led initiative allows them to channel their creativity,...

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To create a home, sometimes you have to leave a home ….

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in News | Comments Off on To create a home, sometimes you have to leave a home ….

As poignantly pointed out by Sarah Kangarloo in her self-portrait painting which she submitted as part of our international annual art exchange 'This is Where I Live 2015'. Representing one of 12 artists from Launch Housing in Melbourne, her work was exhibited in The Refectory at Southwark Cathedral over the Christmas period.  The beautiful painting and words caught the eye of Richard (Gomersall) who bought it - thank you, Richard, and well done, Sarah! Sarah is a young woman who came to Australia four years ago as an asylum seeker from Iran. She is currently trying to find a new home in Melbourne.  The cities that took part in our 2015 exhibition...

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