|Organisation||Sumud Palestine, ASHA UK|
|Known for||Activist for the mental health of Palestinians, and social inclusion for refugees|
Angela Glendenning is a human rights defender in the UK and internationally.
Local involvement[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]
Glendenning currently works with the North Staffordshire charity, ASHA, which promotes social inclusion for refugees and asylum seekers. She currently serves as secretary of ASHA. Previously, she chaired the North Staffordshire Racial Equality Council and PARINS, a multi-agency partnership addressing the needs of victims of racist incidents and crime. Angela also worked with the Probation Service for six years.
International involvement[edit | hide | edit source]
Glendenning has also been helping young people in Africa. She is involved with the African Children's Educational Trust in northern Ethiopia, meeting orphans who have lost parents as a result of civil war and AIDS. She campaigns to raise awareness and funds for the trust. She has assisted in building schools and wells providing fresh water to local communities.
Sumud Palestine[edit | hide | edit source]
Glendenning cofounded Sumud Palestine to support Palestinians losing their land and to train mental health workers in the West Bank.
List of awards[edit | hide | edit source]
In 2008 she was recognised as North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Citizen of the Year.