ONE LOVE

Community, Music and Arts

We are a Community Interest Company
whose aims are to tackle, social isolation loneliness, anxiety, depression and issues that lead to poor mental health.
Our Coffee Shop (Expressions) provides an informal avenue for people to start to engage, a place of safety a place to make new friends and the doorway to all our activities taking place upstairs.

Meet the One Love Team

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Richard Clarke

Director
Richard has over 15 years of experience working with young people where he has been nominated for national recognition, while also being recognised for outstanding delivery and auditing from contract holders and the ESF (European Social Fund). Projects such as Re-Entry which Richard was an important part of now has 4 centres running across the borough of Wolverhampton. Richard is now focusing on his latest project One Love Community Music & Arts (CIC), in the hopes of creating an environment where people from all walks of life can come and connect to form a stronger and supported community. The Aim of his latest project is to support mental health and well being of local people, underpinned by creative activities which support the reduction of social isolation within the area. 

Jagjit Kaur

Finance & Systems
Jagjit started her career at Birmingham City Council as Payroll Clerk.
She enjoys her role at One Love Community, as a Finance & Systems Officer; she has had a varied career, both in the Public and Private sector. (from figure-work to working with vulnerable adults with challenging behaviour). She has worked for
Thomson Holidays abroad as a Travel /Customer Service Rep and at the Multi-
Media Arts Project Charity, which provided alternative education for children
excluded from main-stream Education, Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership. She is methodical and has a strong aptitude for organisation and figure work.

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Maxine Houslin

Director
Has lived in Walsall all her life and seen the changes that have happened from the
smallest to the oldest of people in the town,
“It would be good to see a change for the better, helping the community especially
those that stand out, give them a safe place to express themselves”.
Often seen as a full-time Volunteer Maxine has many years’ experience at Walsall’s
Afro Caribbean Centre, Walsall Dial, Walsall CAB, and Walsall Black Sisters
Collective.

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Carol Tipper

Coffee Shop Manager

Information to follow

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Tim Davies

Assistant Coffee Shop Manager

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Photograph coming soon

Danielle Stone

Media and Marketing Officer

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