Fishermead Citizens Leaders Forum

Thursday 9th December, 7-8.30pm

hosted by Fishermead Mosque, Fishermead Blvd MK6 2LA, bringing together leaders from the following Fishermead ‘s civil society institutions, also leaders from partner institutions.

Civil society institutionsLeaders
7th Day Adventist Church Arnold Best, Bryan Maxwell
Action SpeaksOphelia Cole
Chinese Overseas Church MissionRev Henry Lu
Fishermead Community AssociationDarron Kendrick, Tonya Wilson, David & Melania Hart
Frank Howe CourtRuth Legh-Smith, Lizzie, Chris
Fishermead MosqueTajhudeen Lebbe
Jubilee Wood Primary SchoolHeadteacher Matt O’Brien sent apologies
Lifehouse (Salvation Army)Tom Lathwood, Clare Doughty
Trinity Community CentreHeinz Elbers, Sophie Richens
Trinity ChurchRev Ian Herbert, Don Mahon
Willows First SchoolHeadteacher Joanna Orbell
Partner institutions
Campbell Park Parish CouncilCllr Martin Petchey
MK Community FoundationKay Smith
Thames Valley Police
The Co-Op StoreCharlie Bird


(6.45pm Meet & Greet – light refreshments)

7.00 Invitation to witness evening prayers (optional)

7.15 Welcome from Mosque President Thajudeen Lebbe and Secretary Shameela

7.20 Introduction from Fishermead citizens:

  • What is community organising & training – David Hart
  • How Fishermead citizens have acted on Digital Exclusion – Rev Ian Herbert
  • My experience of Citizens action at Willows First School – Ophelia Cole

7.30 Weaving Trust carousel of 5-minute 121 conversations on ‘who are you and what issue(s) would your institution like to see action on to improve Fishermead?’ – Sophie Richens

7.55 Sharing of issues – leaders from each institution take turns to present Fishermead issues of greatest interest to them and their followers – Ruth Legh-Smith

8.10 Discuss and decide on issues for research action

8.25 Agree time and location of Delegates Assembly in Feb/March

8.30 Close & networking

(8.35-45 Shared evaluation)

Clothing: There is no need for women visitors to wear a head scarf.

Covid: For your own and others’ safety, you may wear a face covering.

Details about Fishermead Citizens project.

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