An Evening with Jermain Jackman: Music, Politics and Social Justice – Hosted by Mahamed Hashi. Mahamed Hashi is the co-founder of Brixton Soup Kitchen (2013) and has been named one of the top-most influential Londoners by the Evening Standard. As an active member of the community and a representative of several community groups, Mahamed has recently been elected as the first Somali Councillor in Lambeth – a role for which he has been awarded the title of Community Champion at the national LGIU Councillors Achievement Awards.
Jermain Jackman, winner of The Voice 2014, is a political activist and an engaged voice in political interventions to create a fairer future for children and young people in Hackney and beyond. As the Chair of the Young Futures Commission and an advisor to the National Citizens Service, Jermain is raising awareness of young Londoners’ prevalent sense of disenfranchisement and lack of prospects.