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Cllr Kemi Akinola

Cllr Kemi Akinola

Deputy Leader of Wandsworth Council - Labour Councillor for Tooting Broadway - Cabinet Member for the Voluntary Sector, Business & Culture

Kemi Akinola is Deputy leader of Wandsworth Council, and CEO of the charities Be Enriched and Brixton People's Kitchen. Both charities work to tackle food insecurity, social exclusion and food waste in the Wandsworth and Lambeth areas, through Community Canteens and London's first ever Food Bus, an on-board grocery store and café that brings affordable food to those in need. Kemi seeks to increase access to high-quality, healthy food for Londoners and in particular improve young people’s vegetable intake. Kemi is also a trustee of the Independent Food Aid Network.