Preventing hate crime: Funding for community projects

Hate crimes are crimes that are motivated by hostility on the grounds of race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity and national origin), religion, disability, sexual orientation and transgender identity. Providing funding for projects that prevent hate crime is one of the actions included in the UK government’s hate crime action plan. About the fund The aim…

UWE Community Psychology Festival 15-16 September 2017

After London and Manchester, the Festival will be coming to Bristol at the prestigious Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, 15-16 September, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.  The theme of the festival is ‘Falling apart, pulling together: Collaboration in times of division’. The Third Community Psychology Festival will be jointly hosted by UWE Bristol’s Social Science…

Vulnerable Faith Institutions Scheme

Apply for funding if your place of worship needs extra security to protect it from attacks on racial, religious or ideological grounds. About the Scheme: The scheme will provide funding for security measures to places of worship and associated community centres that are vulnerable to attack on racial, religious or ideological grounds. You can bid…

Tribute – In honour of International Slavery Remembrance Day, 26 August 2017

Celebrating the Courageous Survival of our Ancestors – A Live Memorial Tribute *Bank Holiday Celebration* Daughters of Igbo Woman brings to public attention a little known 18th century African woman Frances (Fumnanya) Coker 1767-1820 & her mother, Adaeze & grandmother, Ojiugo.  Resurrected stories from the Pinney archives rejoin & give voice to this family now…

Six short films from the Dementia Wellbeing Service

Earlier this year, research was published into the dementia experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Communities, in association with the University of the West of England (UWE).  This highlighted a lack of culturally appropriate, accessible information about dementia and the support available for people for whom English is not their first language. In the first…

Journey to Justice Bristol

Bristol is proud to host the Journey to Justice travelling exhibition alongside a host of city-wide events this coming October 2017. We have been working with a wide range of community groups, public organisations volunteers and supporters in Bristol who share our commitment to honour the history of social justice. Our aim is to inspire everyone…

Avon and Somerset Hate Crime Champions Initiative – Do you have Inspirational young Human Rights activists who would like to contribute to their local communities?

As part of Avon and Somerset’s plan to address Hate Crime they are working with other key partners such as SARI (the local Hate Crime Charity) and have introduced a Hate Crime Champion concept in parts of the force.  These Champions are trained to have an enhanced knowledge and understanding of the types of hate…

Black History Month Pro-Forma & Media Pack

Dear colleagues, friends and supporters of Black History Month, First, we would  like to express my gratitude to those who have continually supported the Black History Month Listings, helping it become another successful month packed with enticing events and information for all walks of life throughout the city of Bristol. Carrying on from successful previous…