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Ubele Initiative webinar: What radicalised you?

28 October, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:30

The Ubele Young Emerging Leaders Collective Presents the ‘What radicalised you?’ Workshop.

As part of Black History Month this 90-minute workshop aims to explore historical anti-racism work alongside personal experiences that influenced your current outlook.

This workshop is for people who want to make a change in their community, their society or the world.

The session will consist of an introduction by the speaker and then go on to explore the historical events of anti-racism work within black British history as well as looking at 3 prominent activists.

Co-ops and the Movements for Racial Justice

28 October, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:00

The rise of anti-racist and Black Lives Matter movements, particularly in 2020, is necessarily demanding all of us to review racial and economic inequality in the UK. While estimates suggest that BAME co-ops only constitute 1-2% of the UK’s co-operative movement, there’s a responsibility to remake the connection between co-operatives and economic justice in marginalised communities.

Looking to understand why and how co-ops can be part of the response to racial injustice? Are you interested in co-ops but not sure where to start?

African Health Policy Network – BAME Healthy Communities Surviving Covid-19 Fund

7 Oct 2020 - 15:37 by michelle.foster

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for BAME-led community and voluntary groups to help them support their communities during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. The Fund will support a range of wellbeing, resilience and capacity building projects. Organisations that are not constituted, do not have a bank account, or are a new organisation can still apply for funding via a host organisation.

Three types of funding are available:

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South Asian Holistic Mental Health support service – Coping with Covid capacity support webinar

22 October, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:30

Coping with Covid Webinar facilitated by Jabeer Butt , CEO , Race Equality Foundation will be sharing information about their work during the Covid 19 Pandemic, their research about South Asian communities mental health and wellbeing and ethnic health inequalities.

For more information and to register to attend, email: office@manchesterbmenetwork.co.uk

The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants

1 Oct 2020 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

Not for profit organisations and private law firms working with vulnerable young migrants can apply for grants of up to £30,000. Grants will enable the organisation to undertake strategic legal work to benefit young migrants (under the age of 25) living in poverty who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their (or their parents') migration status. Average grant size is around £12,000.

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Black History Month – STEM Club Online

1 Oct 2020 - 14:38 by michelle.foster

manchester librariesInspirational Black innovators in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) that we should all know about.

For Black History Month, Manchester Libraries are highlighting some of the individuals, past and present, who should be routinely recognised for their achievements. You can watch them all live on their Facebook page here

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We Are Manchester – A Celebration of Black Poets and Spoken Word Artists

1 Oct 2020 - 14:36 by michelle.foster

manchester librariesThroughout October online and in libraries across Manchester a new collection of specially commissioned video performances from Black poets and spoken word artists in Manchester to be launched during Black History Month.

The poems will be broadcast on the libraries social media platforms and screened in libraries across Manchester. Artists include Peter Kalu, Shirley May, Mandla Rae and Recce Williams.

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Windrush Generations Manchester Voices Exhibition

5 October, 2020 (All day) to 31 October, 2020 (All day)

Windrush Generations Manchester Voices is an exhibition that focuses on the personal histories and stories of 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation African Caribbean’s in Manchester.

Discover personal perspectives on:

  • struggles and achievements
  • art and activism
  • the history and legacy of immigration

For more information click here