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Watch our new music video with London Rhymes

Our collaboration with the incredible musicians of the London Rhymes collective has been so nourishing for so many of our families over the past couple of years. Every Friday we sit, shake, sing and shout and create real songs and music with real musicians playing real instruments Thank you London Rhymes. And you know, if…

Visit our installation artwork at Coal Drops Yard: ALL OUR STORIES

8th July – 5 Sept This collection of illustrated stories captures intergenerational narratives and amplifies the voices of children. From it, Bethany Williams, London-based sustainable fashion designer, humanitarian and artist, has created her first large scale public art work. The works are a continuation of Williams’ ongoing project with two East London grassroots organisations: The Magpie Project,…

Homelessness APPG

Meeting on the health effects of temporary accommodation on unders fives. Tuesday 8th June saw the Magpie Project give evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on ending homelessness. Evidence was given by: Kemi, member of our Magpie Mums Leadership team. Professor Monica Lakhanpaul – professor of integrated community child health at university college London…

All Our Stories: a collaboration

Saturday 12th of June at 12pm sustainable fashion designer, humanitarian and artist, Bethany Williams, launched her latest collection, All Our Stories.   “She still wears stories passed down to her by her mother. Words that no longer fit the same way because life has stretched and changed its shape, but the moral of the story remains. Like…

House of Lords Committee on Covid Recovery

We were a bit taken aback and incredibly honoured to be asked to give evidence to the the House of Lords committee on Covid Recovery on Tuesday April 20th 2021. We asked, as we always do, whether we could bring a mum who experienced the crisis first hand to speak, and on this occassion it…

Newham’s response to Covid

The COVID crisis made visible a pre-existing, chronic crisis of inequality and poverty – and the Covid response improved the lives of people suffering before COVID (the homeless, those in unsuitable accommodation, those with NRPF) as well as those who were newly in need.  The spread of COVID 19, government instruction to stay at home and sudden…

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