About Raji Hunjan

Raji is Z2K's Chief Executive

The Grenfell fire is a tragic reminder of why the voices of marginalised communities must be heard

Like so many people, I was horrified to wake up last Wednesday to learn about the fire at Grenfell Tower.  I was previously the Director at North Kensington Law Centre, and led the decision to move from our offices of 40 years in the Golborne Road, to the heart of the Lancaster West community into Baseline Studios.  A key part of the decision to do this was to be closer to the communities that most needed our legal help on housing, welfare benefits and immigration matters.  Knowing that many of our clients at NKLC were residents of Grenfell Tower left me extremely saddened by the news. Continue reading

General Election 2017: the issues at stake for Z2K clients

At Z2K, staff and volunteers have been discussing the surprise announcement of the General Election and its relevance to our clients. Although feelings are running high on both sides of the political divide over Brexit, we hope the election won’t just be seen as a chance to re-run last year’s referendum on EU membership. Some very big social policy changes have happened since the UK last went to the polls in 2015 and 8th June offers an opportunity for the electorate, including the community Z2K supports, to pass judgment on the policies that impact most greatly on them. Continue reading