Annual General Meeting held by Weavers Community Forum: a committee formed for 2022-24
Weavers Community Forum held its 2022 annual general meeting on Monday 13th June 2022 at the Weavers Community Centre. Attended by members and trustees, Chair Abdul Malick thanked and welcomed all the participants. Annual activity report was presented by managing director Yousuf Khan and finance report by Azafor Miah. Following this, a new Executive committee was duly elected to run the organisation for the next two years.
The following members were elected to the Executive Council for the year 2022-2024:
Chairperson: Muzammel Hussen
Vice Chair: Xuseen Sabriye Abdi Weli
Secretary: Mainul Islam Haider
Treasurer: Azafor Miah and five other executive committee members
Former chairperson Abdul Malick who stepped down from his role and from the executive committee said, “since the beginning of our journey in 2010 we have continued to grow as an organisation, delivering much needed services for our community, and with the continued help from the local authority we would like to oversee a centre extension to facilitate much growing needs of our local community.”
He also thanked all the management committee members and volunteers for coming forward, responding to the emergencies and “supporting communities when they needed help the most, through the Foodbank support services and the Employment Training & Advice project.”
The Forums Managing Director Yousuf Khan provided the annual report for the organisation, reporting on the progress and future aspirations. He summarised by saying “the past 2 years had been exceptionally difficult for the community and how everyone Involved in the Forum stepped up to respond to the crisis to support all those who are in need” and praising the funders and partners for all their support during this difficult time.
Yousuf Khan also highlighted the impact of the COVID-19 Crisis Support Service (Foodbank project) and how it was reaching out to the most vulnerable and the deprived members of the community supporting 600 families across London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
“It is a proud achievement for the organisation as a whole and our partners.”
The Treasurer Azafor Miah provided members with a finance report for the year 2021/2022 acknowledging the financial and social constraints of the Covid 19 pandemic.
Newly elected chair Muzammel Hussen thanked everyone for making this event successful. He looks forward to working together in partnership with local stakeholders for the betterment of the community.
Weavers Community Forum is a grassroots community led registered charity organisation working to “empowering the community”
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