On June 14th, the Grenfell Tower caught fire and the eyes of the world fell on our community in West London.
71 people lost their lives in the fire and one more passed away in January. They were our neighbours, our friends, our families, our loved ones. Many of us have lost our homes. Our whole community has been affected by this tragedy.
In the days following the fire the community came to our need, with volunteers from across the country bringing donations and coming to help.During that time the survivors and bereaved family members came together to support each other to rebuild our lives and over the long-term to fight for truth and justice. We formed Grenfell United - an organisation of survivors and bereaved working together and for the wider community.
We are working for homes for survivors, support for families dealing with trauma, better fire safety in our houses, support to rebuild our community and for the community to create a fitting memorial on the Grenfell land.
We also know we have a long fight ahead for truth and justice. We are calling for changes to the Public Inquiry so that the voices of the bereaved, survivors and the community will be heard. And want to ensure any changes recommended from the Inquiry as well as the underlying causes of the fire are acted upon so that a tragedy like this will never happen again.
We know there is a long road ahead and we need the support of people across the country.
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