On Day 7 of Meet Your Labour Team, we're saying hello to our very special set of candidates in Haggerston. Ajay, Humaira and Patrick are all new candidates who are passionate about filling the shoes of their predecessors.
Ajay has lived in Haggerston for over ten years and been a Labour Secretary here since 2010.He has helped many residents with their problems and worked to improve housing conditions and to make Haggerston a safer and greener place. Ajay is a dedicated campaigner who has fought against police, school and council funding cuts.
Humaira Garasia is a former Hackney Youth Parliament member who was born and raised in Hackney along with the rest of her siblings. Her and her siblings attended local Hackney schools and colleges. She currently works as a Youth worker in Stoke Newington and is passionate about young people and children. Humaira is also currently studying for an undergraduate degree.
Humaira has worked on a social action project tackling child poverty and worked with Toynbee Hall and University of Oxford’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention, to undertake a peer to peer research project which led to the final report, ‘Are young people heard? Our thoughts about young people and politics’.
Humaira is also passionate about campaigning against hate and religious discrimination
All three of them are standing for election on 3rd May 2018.
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