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What can we do together to make our city more inclusive?

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This open and interactive event, with a focus on Brighton and Hove, will bring together refugees, charities, organisations and people from the local wider community. Together we will LISTEN, DISCUSS and ACT around the question 'What can we do together to make our city more inclusive?'
  • LISTEN - Two refugee speakers, Zia and Mohamed, share their experiences
  • DISCUSS - Our 6 panelists will talk through with your questions
  • Caroline Lucas - Green Party MP for Brighton
  • Naqeeb Saide - Hummingbird Young Leader
  • Kate McAllister - Co-founder Crisis Classroom
  • Nick Kreel - Head of Community Outreach, Brighton Table Tennis Club
  • Mel Steel - CEO Brighton Voices in Exile
  • Pranav Chopra - CEO NEMI Teas
  • ACT - Ambigo Workshop to share ideas and make meaningful connections
Doors will open at 17:00 where there'll be chance to play table tennis with Brighton Table Tennis Club coaches and to grab some refreshments and nibbles too! We will be encouraging ongoing discussion, ideas and looking to spark new collaborations on the Smiley Movement platform.

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Speakers

Pranav Chopra

CEO at Nemi Teas

Pranav Chopra

CEO at Nemi Teas

Pranav Chopra is a passionate social entrepreneur and has been involved in a number of ventures with a social development agenda at their core.

Caroline Lucas, MP

Green Party

Caroline Lucas, MP

Green Party

Caroline Lucas is a Green Party MP who has twice led the party. An advocate for Diversity and Inclusion in the UK and the MP for Brighton Pavilion since 2010.

Naqeeb

Campaigner

Naqeeb

Campaigner

I am a campaigner, co-founder of Worthing Ping United Table Tennis Club, coach, student and a refugee from Afghanistan

Zia

Advocate for Asylum Seekers

Zia

Advocate for Asylum Seekers

Zia arrived in the UK 20 years ago as an asylum seeker and has worked with unaccompanied asylum seeking children ever since

Kate McAllister

Co-founder, Crisis Classroom

Kate McAllister

Co-founder, Crisis Classroom

Co-founder Crisis Classroom, The Human Hive & Rethinking Education. Former teacher in international schools and refugee camps.

Mel Steel

Director, Voices in Exile

Mel Steel

Director, Voices in Exile

Who is Attending (75)

Christina Medici

Head of Global Partnerships
at Smiley Movement (CIC)
  • Interests: Gender Equality
  • Offers: Business Development
  • Needs: Writing & Journalism

Barry Woodhall

Director
at Moken
  • Offers: Digital Marketing
  • Needs: a few hours a year

Bren Kama

  • Interests: Climate Action
  • Offers: a few hours a month

Zia Afif

  • Interests: Clean water and sanitation
  • Needs: a few hours a week

Jackie Davies

  • Interests: Gender Equality
  • Needs: Fundraising

Howaida Tabaan

Expert Witness
at Arianna Expert Research & Consultancy
  • Interests: Affordable and clean energy
  • Offers: Legal
  • Needs: a few hours a month
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