Our Learning: Knowledge & Skills

Our host Moktar Alatas is joined by activists and artists who enrich our community.

Moktar Alatas was awarded the DREAM Award by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London at yesterday's London Peace Awards.

Moktar has been actively involved with the Octavia Foundation since he took part in Grove Roots, a youth-led heritage and media project in 2009, and the Foundation continues to be his principle partner in the development of 'Aspire 2 Inspire', the social enterprise that he set up last year.


Panellists & Artists

Eversley Mills

Band Manager and Secretary for Metronomes Steel Pan Orchestra

Metronomes is an innovative steelband and unique community based in Ladbroke Grove, West London. We teach and perform steelpan music, promote Caribbean heritage, and run projects to benefit local people.

Filsan Ali

Filsan Ali is Director & Counsellor at Midaye - Conceptualized in 2002, Midaye Somali Development Network was originally the Somali Mothers and Under Fives group, to serve mothers with young children.

Moyrah Samuels

Moyra is a Member of Save Wornington College Campaign and has been a highly active member of the community for many years.

Potent Whisper

Spoken Word artist, author and educator. Making important information accessible by using rhyme to translate key sociopolitical issues.