Alex Smith

Founder/Chief Executive
@ The Cares Family

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  • Bio

Alex Smith is Founder and Chief Executive of The Cares Family group of community networks – Manchester Cares, Liverpool Cares, North London Cares and South London Cares.

The Cares Family branches bring together young professionals and older neighbours to reduce loneliness, improve people’s sense of belonging, purpose and power, and reduce the gaps across social, generational, digital, cultural and attitudinal divides at a time of rapid change.

In 2018 Alex was appointed one of the inaugural 20 Obama Foundation Fellows, from 21,000 applicants, in recognition of The Cares Family’s work and its action tackling one of the great challenges of our time.