The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.
All Black, Minority and Ethnic
Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.
The Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) will be honouring individuals and organisations for their contributions to the health and wellbeing of the Caribbean and African Community in Greater Manchester. Nominations will be accepted for those who through personal or professional efforts has made a difference to Caribbean and African people.
Nominations close on 22 July 2019.
Europia offer free counselling and support for Eastern European Victims of Hate Crime
• free therapy for victims with Polish or Romanian (and other Eastern European languages) speaking therapists
• workshops on how to deal with hate crime for eastern European communities
• support with reporting the crime to the police
• general advice and support
Following on from the Manchester BME and GM BME joint networks event, the Manchester BME are holding their AGM and Hidden Gems Awards – awarding BME groups, their staff and volunteers on 19 July, 14:30 - 17:00 at the St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Ardwick, M12 6FZ.
In 2020 People’s History Museum (PHM) will launch a year long programme of new exhibitions, events, learning activities and creative collaborations that will explore the theme of migration.
GMCVO is seeking organisations with strong links into Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and who can engage with the BAME-led organisations in Birmingham, Camden, Hackney, Leicester and Manchester.
Can your organisation:
Do you want to be employed as a co-researcher on a project that aims to tackle ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness?
Do you: have lived experience of severe mental distress? Identify as African, Caribbean, South Asian or mixed heritage? Have interest in advancing our understanding of
Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?
The Manchester BME Network (MBME) Network will soon be starting their third capacity support cohort with the National Heritage Lottery Fund. This project aims to help members who are ready or are very serious about applying for a Heritage Grant.