The Language of the People

The Language of the People

On buses and trains. By pushbike. On foot. They all come. Some who can speak English quite well. Others who look less sure, dependent on a friend to speak for them. Andres is a volunteer for United For Colombia, a not for profit organisation that he says “is designed...
Making Hard Yards with the Swans

Making Hard Yards with the Swans

What does leadership mean anyway? It can rise up from the ground as much as something delivered from above. In the car park for the Addison Road Community Organisation two of the Sydney Swans finest, Nick Smith (left) and Kieren Jack, are standing around having a chat...
The Land of Topsy-Turvy

The Land of Topsy-Turvy

Rob and Jess from The Exodus Foundation came down to Addison Road Community Organisation this morning to talk about what is happening across the city during COVID-19. Rob explained that many charity and community groups are “shuttering” or, at best, reducing...
White Crosses

White Crosses

Day ends at the Addison Road Community Organisation. Gurwinder starts to take the chairs from the road, leaving only the white crosses that now mark out the social distance needs of our times. Addi Road’s Food Pantry works as a super low-cost supermarket for people in...
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