Welcome to Cen-X Podcast Episode 3
In this episode, our host, Dion, sat down with Farid Kelekun, portfolio manager at Impact on Urban Health (IoUH). Farid shared insights into his career before joining IoUH, his experiences growing up in different areas of London, and the collaboration between Centric and Impact on Urban Health. Learn more about why this work holds a special meaning for him and much more.
Key Topics: Amplifying Voices and Health Inequalities
Both Amplifying Voices and Health Inequalities are central to the missions of Centric and Impact on Urban Health. They are working together to tackle these challenges.
The Amplifying Voices project is all about empowering communities, promoting positive change, and giving a voice and platform to seldom-heard or unheard communities. The Cen-X Podcast is one such platform where voices are amplified, stories are shared, and meaningful discussions take place. It's about making a difference.
Addressing health inequalities involves exploring the roles institutions can play in addressing disparities within local communities. The focus is on promoting positive change. Marginalized communities often face severe health inequalities, so it's essential to identify what works well and amplify those efforts. Simultaneously, it's equally important to scrutinize what doesn't work well and explore alternative solutions. It's an ongoing quest to find answers to challenging questions and work towards a fairer, healthier society.
Finding Purpose in the Work
Farid has expressed how the work he is doing at IoUH, along with collaborative efforts with organizations like Centric, gives him a profound sense of purpose. It's more than just a job; it's a commitment to creating positive change in the community.
Collaboration for Positive Change
Collaborative efforts between Centric and institutions like IoUH play a vital role in catalyzing transformative change in our community. This podcast serves as a testament to the trustworthiness of institutions and their commitment to providing assistance and support to those they serve.
In summary, this episode of the Cen-X podcast, with its motto "Real talk, at the heart of your community," encapsulates the spirit of collaboration, amplifying voices, and tackling health inequalities. It's a conversation that embodies the power of partnership and the shared goal of making our communities stronger, healthier, and more equitable.
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