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I AM – Magistrates Avon and Somerset DEPUTY BENCH CHAIRMAN 2018 – Carole Johnson

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Magistrates Avon and Somerset Deputy Bench Chairman 2018 – Carole Johnson I am delighted to announce that I have been appointed as Deputy Bench Chairman over Avon and Somerset Magistrates. After several months preparation my position is now….official. There are several things that I would like to target whilst in post so watch this space! Firstly here are real issues around the recruitment of Magistrates. We need more! From all groups and all ages and all backgrounds and all cultures. The Bench needs to become far more representative of the communities that we serve. It is important that we have […]

I AM Politics – Become a Councillor

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Become a councillor How to become a councillor and what your responsibilities will be Anyone can become a councillor if they represent themselves as an independent candidate.  You can also become a councillor if you’re a member of a political party. The majority of councillors represent a political party and they’re always looking for new candidates. If you want to know more then you should contact the party directly: Liberal Democrat Members’ Services Office: 0117 922 2757 Labour Members’ Services Office: 0117 922 3827 Conservative Members’ Services Office: 0117 922 2746 Green Party Members’ Services Office:  0117 352 6155 There’s […]

I Am Woman – Celebrating EACH OTHER!

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Celebrate exactly where you are in life today…NOW! Whether in the home or the board room…WOMAN you are powerful, important and influential…you deserve to be celebrated! And…so do your sisters …!!!! A WOMAN who can recognise and respect her female counterparts…is sadly rare..and increasingly unique.. Lets decide to change that ,,and grow up…together..!   We are stronger that way.. Our daughters are watching..US!   With this in mind let’s begin now…..Let’s take a look at these ladies blazing trails  !!!!!!! https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/who-wests-most-influential-woman-1309449   It’s wonderful that we have so many talented WOMEN to celebrate.. and there are…

Michael Wear Obama Faith Advisor

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I joined Michael Wear (former faith advisor to Barack Obama) for an exclusive session with Christians on the Left MPs and Political Mentoring Attendees. In this group setting, we spent the evening with Michael in Westminster, hearing some of his stories from his time in the White House and how Labour can avoid the mistakes of the Democratic Party in America followed by a Q& A session. The event took place Tuesday 28th Feb, Committee Room 18, Houses of Parliament, 6.30pm. Michael was one of the youngest-ever White House staffers. Wear was appointed by the president in 2008 to the Office of Faith-based and […]

Women’s Aid

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Dealing with Domestic Violence What is domestic abuse? Women’s Aid defines domestic abuse [1] as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer. It is very common. In the vast majority of cases it is experienced by women and is perpetrated by men. Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following: Coercive control (a pattern of intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the use or threat of physical or sexual […]

Releasing Potential

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As a trail braising single mother of two, my message and challenge to the BAME people I am privileged to positively influence is, “let my struggle to find the throughway and pathways to success, be merely your starting point and foundational stones to greater greatness in your own personal area of passion and choice” With the growing under representation in all so many areas of our everyday lives, I am committed to exploring ways of empowering BAME communities and individuals to release their potential and engage with the opportunities that help them grow and develop and break the cycle of […]

Coming Soon… Domestic Violence Conference

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I am in the process of finalising details of a Domestic Violence conference I am organising for November on Domestic Violence. Watch this space for announcements