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Greater Manchester and Manchester BME Network Joint Networking Event

14 February, 2020 - 09:30 to 14:00

Manchester BME Network and Greater Manchester BME Network will be holding their next joint networking event on Friday 14 February.

This event will consist of speakers from across Greater Manchester and the Department for Education, setting a local and national picture with regard to apprenticeships, as well as hearing from apprentices themselves on why they chose this path. Finally it will see discussions within the Network on the best way forward to close the ethnicity gap in GM’s apprentice population.

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Translation, Interpreting and the Charity Sector: responding to linguistic and cultural diversity in service provision

27 February, 2020 - 09:00 to 12:45

Greater Manchester’s linguistic and cultural diversity has grown significantly in the past decade creating multiple challenges for service delivery in the VCSE sector. These challenges, while felt on a daily basis in VCSE organisations, do not often receive systematic attention.

Greater Manchester scoping of the Caribbean and African community

9 Jan 2020 - 15:01 by michelle.foster

CAHNCAHN’s ambition is to work with Caribbean and African community in Greater Manchester to eradicate health inequalities within a generation.

The aim of this scoping exercise is to gather essential information that will provide an overview of where the Black community lives across the 10 localities of Greater Manchester.

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CAHN scoping of Caribbean and African community in Greater Manchester

5 Dec 2019 - 14:51 by michelle.foster

CAHNThe Caribbean and African Health Network’s (CAHN) ambition is to work with Caribbean and African community in Greater Manchester to eradicate health inequalities within a generation.

The aim of this scoping exercise is to gather essential information that will provide an overview of where the Black community lives across the 10 localities of Greater Manchester.

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2020 Windrush Day Grant

1 Nov 2019 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Gov.ukThe Windrush Day Grant Scheme will support groups to celebrate and commemorate the arrival of the MV Empire Windrush and the contribution of the Windrush Generation in communities across our country. It will also seek to educate about this contribution and the history of the MV Empire Windrush. This programme will support people from many different ages and backgrounds to embrace our shared history.

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MUTINY

1 Nov 2019 - 10:05 by michelle.foster

MutinyDid you know that when WW1 began, there were churches in the British West Indies with racially segregated seating; or that the vast majority of their populations were non-Whites – Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people - excluded to the edges of society; kept in extreme poverty without the right to vote? And did you know by the end of WW1 a new Black pride and civil rights struggle had ignited the British Caribbean?

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Caribbean and African Health Network Greater Manchester – Black Single Mothers Project

25 Oct 2019 - 14:08 by michelle.foster

Exploring the mental health support needs of single black women living in Manchester.

  • Are you a black single mother with experience of mental health or as a carer?
  • Are you interested in 2 hour peer support group
  • Do you live in Manchester

Weekly session (during school time) for 3 months starting November 2019.

Refreshments and reasonable travel and childcare expenses provided.

For further information and to express an interested contact 0785 355 6591, or email: info@cahn.org.uk

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Developing work with BAME organisations and leaders

23 Oct 2019 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

As part of their work on the Our Manchester Voluntary and Community Sector grant programme, The Programme Team, want to develop their approaches, relationships and work with Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) voluntary and community organisations and leaders across the city.

The Programme Team will be doing some focussed engagement over the coming months, running sessions and/or visiting organisations, groups and individuals to build on the conversations and generate ideas that they aim to take forward with your support.

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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