A Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain
We have looked at the power of the black vote and developed a race equality manifesto to address some of the issues facing black and minority (BME) communities in the UK. Read the preface below.Britain is at a crossroads. Brexit, immigration, and British identity.
Registering BME Voters in Croydon
Thursday 18th May, Operation Black Vote (OBV), with the support of Croydon Council, hosted a voter registration campaign in Croydon, aimed at increasing the number of BME people registered to vote.Along with an ad van plastered with a 48 sheet poster,we took to various locations in Croydon to meet and engage with the borough’s citizens, including Market Square,
Working Together to Protect Croydon
A statement from Croydon’s Chief Superintendent Jeff Boothe and Councillor Tony Newman, leader of Croydon Council, following the increased terrorism threat level.“Following the government’s announcement of an increased terrorist threat level, we would like to reassure residents that we are doing all we can to protect Croydon.
BME Forum Mourns Board Member Alice Allison
The Board Members and staff of Croydon BME Forum are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of its longest standing board member, Alice Albertha Allison, who passed away on 18th June 2016.
African, Caribbean? Dont risk losing your sight
SIGHT-LOSS WARNING TO CROYDON’S AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
Latest figures show that people of African-Caribbean descent are up to eight times more likely than others to get the eye condition Glaucoma; if undetected and untreated, Glaucoma can lead to sight loss – possibly all of it.
REPORT: Improving Access to Mental Health Services for London’s Young and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Population
The Greater London Authority’s Health Committee has launched its report: ‘Healthy minds, healthy Londoners: Improving access to mental health services for London’s young and Black, Asian and minority ethnic population’.
Croydon BME Forum is delighted to have contributed to this report and welcome its recommendations.