Active Citizens Training

Active Citizens is a four day training course which has been developed by the British Council to support people take a more active role in their communities around the world. The course is delivered in Bristol by Up Our Street, a community organisation in Easton and Lawrence Hill which supports residents to make positive change…

Bristol Refugee Rights Human Rights Day 2017

Date: Sat, 9 December 2017, 14:30 – 18:30 Venue: Saint Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, Bristol  BS2 9TJ Description An afternoon of workshops and discussion on practical actions to support asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable migrants in an increasingly hostile political environment. 2.30 Registration 2.45 Introduction and key note speeches: Molly Scott Cato, Green…

Ujima Festive Fundraiser, 13 December 2017

The festive season is slowly upon us. so were inviting you to join Ujima Radio at our Christmas Party on Wednesday, 13th Dec 2017 @ No 51 Stokes Croft Bristol BS1 3QP – Doors open from 9:30pm – 2:00am Meet some of your favourite on air personalities & DJ’s (find out how you can get…

Stepping Up – boosting BAME leadership in Bristol

The City Office has launched a 6-month positive action programme aimed at improving the representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic employees in senior leadership roles within Bristol and the wider area. The “Stepping Up” programme has been designed in partnership with employers to create a talent pool of future leaders who more readily reflect…

Universal credit information guides

Universal credit full service is just around the corner, starting in Bristol in March 2018. In order to help people to prepare for these changes early, Bristol City Council has circulated two guides about the changes – one for individuals, and one for local agencies and organisations who support local communities. As well as explaining…

Book now for Active Citizens 2018

Up Our Street has places left on their British Council Active Citizens course in the New Year. It is a really great opportunity to learn more and be part of a global network of active citizens. Places are not restricted to Easton and Lawrence Hill so please invite people to apply from far and wide!…