20 November 2017

2pm to 4pm

Location: Southall Town Hall, 1 High Street, Southall, UB1 3DA

Cost: Free

Sign up: Register here

LBE-VCS Workshop on Community Cohesion and Social Integration


  • Share experiences and perspectives with regard to promoting cohesion and integration and tackling challenges
  • Identify potential areas for further work within existing resource
  • Identify potential areas for bidding for additional resource


  • An overview of the topic  (Ealing’s diversity, history of migration, population churn, issues, Casey Review, Council’s overall work in promoting cohesion in the borough) – presentation by Rajiv Ahlawat, Research and Performance Manager, Ealing Council
  • Building cohesion and integration through fundamental values – presentation by Rebecca Orchard, Community Coordinator, Ealing Council  
  • GLA’s London-wide perspective and approach to integration, and how the Mayor’s Office can support boroughs in their integration work
  • VCS perspective on issues/ challenges and how the VCS can work with other partners to promote integration and cohesion
  • Roundtable

a. How do we further strengthen joint working between all partners to promote community cohesion and integration?

b. What are the priority areas for Ealing with regards to issues of integration/ discrimination?

This workshop is limited to 1 place per organisation.