June 2017 / 3 posts found

Public Service

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Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, took office in May 2016 wanting a city where everyone benefits from success and no-one is left behind; where life chances are not determined by wealth and background; where inequality is challenged and social mobility promoted; where the cultural offer reflects city diversity and enriches the lives of all people.

Let Your Vote Be Counted and Your Voice Heard?

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Not everyone needs to become an elected representative of the people in order to make things happen, but everyone has the responsibility to ensure their voice is heard through their vote. Here is an featured article to encourage civic engagement at its most basic but yet profound level through casting your vote.   Dear Friends of BME’s Too many people from Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities don’t vote, but if we did we could easily decide who wins the election.The facts don’t lie: The PM Theresa May has a parliamentary majority of 12. In 50 of the most marginal […]

Why Won’t Black People Adopt?

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There are a number of reason why levels of adoption by black people in the UK are low. The Rev Wale Hudson-Roberts is the Racial Justice Coordinator for the Baptist Union of Great Britain shares some valuable insights into the current state of affairs    Click on the link below to go to the article in “Feep The Faith” Magazine Why won’t black people adopt