Culture and community-led recovery

culture and community-led recovery

Alumni Rep and LB Lambeth’s Head of High Streets Laura Davy writes about the importance of supporting local community-led culture and its role in our recovery from Covid in this guest blog post.

Mentor blog: Jackie Fearon

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Next in our mentors/mentees blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring is Director of Customer Operations at Gateway Housing Jackie Fearon.

Mentee blog: Sarah Birt

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Next in our mentors/mentees blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring is Senior Development Manager for Strategic Projects and Property at the Greater London Authority and Alumni Rep Sarah Birt.

Achieving zero carbon homes

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Guest blog post from Sarah Birt on how cities will deliver on their climate emergency declarations through achieving zero carbon developments. New housing developments, in particular, are under pressure to balance ‘net zero’ with affordability and project viability, which is easier said than done.

Mentor blog: Mark Baigent

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In build up to the #Alumni500 celebration and Mentor Awards on 21 October, FoL is inviting Leaders course mentors and mentees to write about their mentoring experience and share what they’ve gained with the network. Writing this month is prolific FoL mentor Mark Baigent.

Recognising the contribution of our mentors

recognising the contribution of our mentors

To celebrate mentors’ valuable contribution to our courses ahead of FoL’s Mentor Awards on 21 October, were inviting mentors and mentees to share what they got out of the experience. To kick off, here is FoL’s Oli Pinch on his mentoring experience.

Levelling up London

city makers forum levelling up London

How can city makers respond to the changes to inner and outer London and to the deep-seated inequalities exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic? For this City Makers’ Forum, we invited a cross-sector panel to debate what it will take to level up London for all.

#Alumni500 celebration

Save the date! FoL hosts the #Alumni500 celebration and first mentor awards on 21 Oct at Royal Festival Hall. Reconnect with the network, celebrate by the Thames and find out how this influential group is shaping places across the UK.