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Croydon Celebrates Black History Month 2014 – Launch Event

2014-10-16T13:28:01+00:00

Croydon BME Forum joined Croydon Council and a host of Croydon residents to launch the 2014 Black History Month – History for Tomorrow. The event was opened by the leader of the Council, Councillor Tony Newman who had missed part of Full Council meeting to attend the Launch.  Councillor Newman spoke of the council’s commitment

Croydon Celebrates Black History Month 2014 – Launch Event 2014-10-16T13:28:01+00:00

Public sector ‘lacks diversity despite obligation to promote equality’ | Society | The Guardian

2014-09-11T10:38:31+00:00

Public sector 'lacks diversity despite obligation to promote equality' Ethnic minorities more unlikely to get leading positions in the public sector than they are among Britain's largest companies Randeep Ramesh, social affairs editor The Guardian, Thursday 11 September 2014 Trevor phillips Led by Trevor Phillips, the study found that ethnic diversity in local authority leadership

Public sector ‘lacks diversity despite obligation to promote equality’ | Society | The Guardian 2014-09-11T10:38:31+00:00

BME Forum Supports Joint statement by MP and Councillors on BNP activity in New Addington

2014-08-13T16:03:36+00:00

Croydon BME Forum fully supports the statement issued by the MP for Croydon Central Gavin Barwell and  four Labour councillors (Cllrs Simon Hall, Carole Bonner, Louisa Woodley & Oliver Lewis) representing the Fieldway and New Addington wards and Steve O'Connell, the Conservative London Assembly member for the area about the BNP's efforts to divide the communities of New Addington.  See the

BME Forum Supports Joint statement by MP and Councillors on BNP activity in New Addington 2014-08-13T16:03:36+00:00

Voice 4 Change England publishes conference report

2014-08-01T19:08:43+00:00

The Alternative Perspectives conference attracted over 120 delegates to the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in north London. Some came to hear the range of prominent speakers, others to debate the issues and others still to network. But whatever the reason, it is clear there is a great demand from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) voluntary and community

Voice 4 Change England publishes conference report 2014-08-01T19:08:43+00:00

NHS takes action to tackle race inequality across the workforce » NHS England

2014-08-01T16:44:35+00:00

  31 July 2014 - 11:20 The NHS Equality and Diversity Council today announced action to ensure employees from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and fair treatment in the workplace. The move follows recent reports which have highlighted disparities in the number of BME people in senior leadership positions across the NHS, as well as lower levels of wellbeing amongst the BME

NHS takes action to tackle race inequality across the workforce » NHS England 2014-08-01T16:44:35+00:00

Croydon Launch’s Annual Public Health Report

2014-07-31T14:21:39+00:00

Reducing inequalities between different parts of the borough is the focus of this year’s annual public health report. The report takes a close look at how communities in New Addington and Fieldway are tackling the health issues that affect Croydon as a whole. It holds the two areas up as examples of places where lessons

Croydon Launch’s Annual Public Health Report 2014-07-31T14:21:39+00:00

Brooks Newmark ‘delighted’ to get charities brief

2014-07-18T16:02:05+00:00

Civilsociety.co.uk. The Conservative MP for Braintree, Brooks Newmark, was appointed minister for civil society in yesterday’s government reshuffle and has promised to build on his predecessor’s ‘excellent work’.He tweeted last night to say that he is “absolutely delighted to have been made minister for civil society working with our country’s great charities and voluntary sector”. Newmark also thanked the

Brooks Newmark ‘delighted’ to get charities brief 2014-07-18T16:02:05+00:00

140 Black Boys to gain a Mayors Mentor in Croydon

2013-07-17T15:48:14+00:00

The Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority have awarded funds to the Croydon Mentoring Consortium to deliver mentoring support to 140 black boys in Croydon. Through the Intelligent Mentoring programme BME boys who are, or who are at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) will be matched with mentors

140 Black Boys to gain a Mayors Mentor in Croydon 2013-07-17T15:48:14+00:00