Tonight, the Tree of Hope (just outside St Anselm's Church) will be officially switched on by Kate Hoey from 6.30pm and there will be food and entertainment. You might have seen the Tree of Hope already in Kennington Cross (it has small blue lights).
The Tree of Hope project has been spearheaded by the Kennington Association and funds have been raised from various Association events over the past few years. Alex Mulumba's violent death in 2006 prompted the idea for the Tree of Hope, but it has taken some time and the overcoming of practical difficulties to raise funds and install the lights!
Well Done to everybody involved, and hopefully, there'll be many locals present tonight!
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