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Intelligence and build the global relationships needed by the
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The CSCLeaders 2013 Alumni group are continuing
to build on the relationships formed during their shared experience
at CSCLeaders and there are various ideas and
projects developing as a result of CSCLeaders.
Here are just some of the projects under development:
As a result of CSCLeaders, Dalwardin Babu
(retired Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police) - along with
fellow CSCLeaders alumni - has set up two
Commonwealth Police Association
The Commonwealth Police Association addresses the need for an
umbrella organisation for police officers across the Commonwealth .
The first project for this group is working with colleagues on a
plan to increase the capacity and resilience of faith communities
in the UK, particularly around places of worship. This has been
developed following the 300% increase in Islamophobia and other
attacks on Gurdwaras and temples across Britain in 2013.
Find out more: http://commpass.org/
Springbooks is an educational project to improve library
facilities in township schools. The group will collect books in the
UK, initially from Mosques and Synagogues, and then deliver them to
schools in South African Townships. They have already collected 350
books from fellow CSCLeaders Alumni and are
confident that they can collect thousands from across the country
as the project develops.
Subject to sponsorship for book storage and transportation, the
group aim to set up a library in the Alexandra Township,
Common Age - Commonwealth Association
for the Ageing
An organisation set up by Andrew Larpent, CEO of
Southern Cross Care (Australia), following
CSCLeaders to advance the interests of older
people throughout the Commonwealth by building capability and
capacity in health and care services. Its objective is to promote
and disseminate learning experience and best practice in aged car
service design, development, provision and assurance throughout the
Commonwealth with the purpose of improving the quality of life for
older citizens in Commonwealth countries. Common Age will be
formally launched at the ACASA Conference in Melbourne 10-13
November 2013. Find out more: www.commage.org/