Acts and counting
The LMLIP 1,000 Acts of Welcome Challenge is a local campaign to end racial, religious and ethnic prejudice and discrimination in London by engaging residents in creating a welcoming community - one welcoming act at a time!
The key campaign message is #AllAreWelcomeHere. The campaign encourages residents of London to engage in acts of welcome and share those acts through the campaign social media. It encourages schools to take concrete steps aimed at creating a more welcoming school community. It initially invited every resident, to get involved and complete 1000 Acts of Welcome by March 21, 2018, a deadline that has now been extended indefinitely. Please continue submitting your acts of welcome!
London is home to 83,770 immigrants representing 22% of the total population
Almost 14% (11,595) of London’s immigrants are recent; arriving between 2011 and 2016
The top places of birth of recent immigrants are Syria, India, and China
20% (75,125) Londoners reported being a visible minority. The top five visible minority groups in London are Arab, South Asian, Black, Chinese, & Latin American.