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Luisa Vallejo's picture
Organiser
Location: London

Luisa is an independent planning and built environment research consultant. She qualified as an architect in Colombia where she was involved in consultancy work for the Colombian government on evaluation of urban renewal plans in Bogota and other Colombian cities. Based in London since 1994, she joined the Max Lock Centre, University of Westminster, and worked in DFID funded research projects...

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Marta Rocco's picture
Coco Member, Organiser
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
COLtd Member

Hello there! My name is Marta and I’m a Trainee Community Organiser working in Newcastle. I became involved with the Community Organisers Movement first as a volunteer, while working for North of England Refugee Service – my host. I am originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil. I came to Newcastle to do a master’s degree in International Law and loved the town so much that I ended up staying. I've...

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Valentina Gonzales's picture
Organiser
Location: Brighton

Hello! My name is Valentina Gonzalez and I became a trainee Community Organiser with Brighton Uni Students Union in July 2014 with Cohort 14. 

I am from the 'Pearl of the Caribbean' in Venezuela, known better as Margarita island. I moved to sunny Brighton almost 5 years ago and I fell in love with this...

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Samuel Kinch's picture
Organiser
Location: Hastings

Hi, I'm Sam!

Born and raised in Hastings I know what it's like to come from a strong community.

Hastings is a proud town with a incredible history stretching back over 14 centuries. It has it's problems, like a lot of seaside towns, but that's nothing that can't be overcome with a bit of elbow grease, graft and plenty of partying.

I'm proud of the town I live in and I want...

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Madeline Randall's picture
Organiser
Location: Brighton

Hello, I became a trainee Community Organiser with Brighton Uni Students Union in July 2014 with Cohort 14.

I am new to Brighton, but my partner grew up here so we have come back after 20 years with our little boy to live beside the sea side, beside the sea!  Originally from Southampton, I have been living...

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Kirsty Davide's picture
Organiser
Location: London

I am one of the CO14 team based in Eltham, Greenwich.

*Rising to the challenge of empowering people to improve their community and to encourage a return of community spirit * 

My background is in Dance and Musical Theatre, beginning as a professional dancer and then going on to have a successful career as a professional choreographer. Due to difficult home...

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Emma Brion's picture
Organiser
Location: Banbury

I became a trainee community organiser as cohort 14 in July 2014 and will be in this post till July 2015. The area for which i will be exploring is an area in Banbury known as Neithrop.

My host centre is The Sunshine Centre based on the the Bretch Hill estate in north Banbury. The centre itself provides the area with a range of services for the community and their families.

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Tania Swanson's picture
Organiser
Location: Clacton on sea

Hello, I am a trainee organiser hosted by the Rural Community Council Essex (RCCE). RCCE is an independent charity which works with rural communities on projects such as: affordable housing, energy efficiency, community farming, and many more community initiatives. 

I applied to be a community organiser after many years of studying and working in healthcare. During my studies, I...

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Sibangilizwe Moyo's picture
Organiser
Location: Colchester
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Alan Ward's picture
COLtd Member, Organiser
Location: Chesterfield
COLtd Member

Im a community organiser working in Newbold area of Chesterfield..

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