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Celebrate our community with Diversity Day 2020!

Updated: 22 October 2020 at 08:45am

Join Phoenix Community Housing for Diversity Day 2020, a fun-filled, thought-provoking day to celebrate our diverse and vibrant community!

We are proud to be part of such a diverse community across Downham, Bellingham and Whitefoot and will be celebrating Black History Month with our annual celebration, Diversity Day.

Join us on Wednesday 28 October from 12-6pm for a day of diverse, interactive fun.

We'll be putting on free, interactive, online workshops for children, young people and adults, which you can join from the comfort of your own home. Click the links below to find out more and book your space.

We'll be holding a discussion panel on the topic 'What is community' with Phoenix resdidents, staff and special guest speakers:
• Anne McGurk - Chair of Phoenix Community Housing
• Keren Miller - Head of Community Engagement, Phoenix Community Housing
• Sonia Meggie - CEO and Founder of Inspirational You
• Louis Howell – Founder and Director of 7PK and Revolution Hive
• Robert Sugden - Head of Communities, Centre for Excellence for Community Investment

We're also giving away free goody bags packed with games, puzzles, books and more, ideal for residents under the age of 12! Goody bags must be collected from The Green Man on Friday 23 October or Monday 26 October. Click the dates to find out more and to claim yours.


Become an inventor - children's workshop

With Denise Farquason


Make a printed face mask - children's workshop

With Phoenix resident, Sandra Stephenson


Discussion panel: What is community? - adults session

With Phoenix residents, staff and special guest speakers

All workshops will be delivered via video call using Microsoft Teams.

Need help getting online? We can help with a laptop or tablet, click here for more information.