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Posts from the ‘Social Action’ Category

The Conference Social Action Project Needs You!

Sayeeda Warsi invites Conference delegates to help at the Radcliffe Boys and Girls Club.

The Radcliffe Boys and Girls Club was set up in the 1960s and is desperately in need of a makeover. The young people who use it like a second home have presented us with a long list of urgent repairs and renovations.

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Sayeeda Warsi: Party Conference Speech 2009

The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, speaking to Conservative Party Conference 2009

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Working to make a difference in Bosnia

We have returned from Srebrenica, tired but elated, after an amazing week. The whole experience has made me feel very humble.

Srebrenica still bears the scars of the ethnic cleansing, both physically and emotionally, and the atmosphere in the town is very tense.

It was a harrowing and physically demanding week; the time we spent listening to the terrible stories of the returning refugees and the mothers of Srebrenica left us all feeling angry and desolate.

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Project Maja – Bosnia Herzegovina

International Social Action

Today Sayeeda Warsi and thirty volunteers travel to Bosnia Herzegovina to begin international Social Action venture Project Maja.

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Regional Tour – Banbury Job Club

Today Sayeeda visited the Job Club that Tony Baldry MP and the Conservative Social Action Team helped set up in Banbury.

The Banbury Job Club has been running on a weekly basis for nearly four months and is offering vital practical job seeking advice and emotional support to those who are looking for work. Baroness Warsi said that she was “very impressed by the enthusiasm and dedication of everyone involved in making it such a success. I hope to encourage other MPs, Candidates and Councillors to follow Tony Baldy’s lead and get more Job Clubs up and running across the country”

Royal Rose Luncheon Club

Sayeeda attended the Royal Rose Luncheon Club today, and gave an address focussing on her role as Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion and Social Action. Baroness Warsi discussed her views for making society in Britain more united through an emphasis on common values and a shared history.