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BLACK UK RACIAL JUSTICE ORGANISATIONS
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This is a growing crowd-sourced list of organisations led by Black and People of Colour with a central aim to support racial justice in the UK and the healthy lives of Black people and communities. Special thanks to Black Ballad, Joyann Boyce and all other social media contributors. Special, special thanks to Esther Lisk-Carew, Nina Robinson and Lily Green for the upkeep. Many of these organisations will need your support due to substantial racial inequalities in funding. Do give generously and often. WHEN you donate please leave a comment next to the group you have supported so we can keep a tally. If you would like to add other organisations, please add a comment to this doc. Only key arts organisations are listed here. That's a list for another day.... Thank you Gaylene Gould.
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ALL AFRICAN WOMEN'S GROUPSelf-help group of women asylum seekers & immigrants, many of whom have been detained in Yarl's Wood.https://www.facebook.com/AllAfricanWomen/NATIONALIMMIGRATION
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THE ALETO FOUNDATIONWe are a social mobility charity that provides ‘real world’ and practical support to young people who “possess the educational foundations, mental capacity, moral foundation, confidence and humility required to inspire others to find common cause and to strive for the improvement of society at large.https://aletofoundation.org.uk/NATIONALTRAINING
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THE AMOS BURSARYThe Amos Bursary National charity working to reduce the gap in prospects between young Black people and young white people]https://www.amosbursary.org.uk/NATIONALEDUCATION
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THE ARMITAGE FOUNDATIONInspiring the doctors of tomorrow, from all walks of life.https://armitagefoundation.com/NATIONALEMPLOYMENT
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#CHARITYSOWHITE#CharitySoWhite sparked a conversation on the many ways in which racism operates within the charity sector. It was a conversation rooted in the experiences of People of Colour working in the charity sector. We are a POC led campaign group seeking to tackle institutional racism in the charity sector. This is a conversation about power and privilege. It is a conversation about how the structures and cultures within our sector reinforce inequality in our sector. We don’t want to burn the sector down, we want to make it better.https://charitysowhite.org/NATIONALDEVELOPMENT
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BACKBONEbackbone is an environmental training organisation, established in 1995 by Pammy Johal to provide opportunities to marginalised groups, particularly Black and Minority Ethnic women. We design and deliver engaging environmental initiatives to encourage forward thinking and action on all issues pertinent to living and working in a diverse world. Influencing the way society perceives people from minority communities and organisations is the essence of what we do.http://www.backbone.uk.net/NATIONALENVIRONMENTAL
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BAME ED NETWORKBAMEed is a movement initiated in response to the continual call for intersectionality and diversity in the education sector.http://www.bameednetwork.com/NATIONALEDUCATION
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BAME LAWYERS FOR JUSTICEBlack and Asian Lawyers And Activists Working Together for Justice And Opposing Racism.https://twitter.com/BameFor?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorNATIONALLEGAL
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BBSTEM - Black British Professionals in STEMConnecting Black Students, Graduates and Professionals to career opportunities in science, technology, engineering & maths industries.https://bbstem.co.uk/NATIONALEMPLOYMENT
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BRITISH EAST AND SOUTH EAST ASIANS IN THE SCREEN AND STAGE INDUSTRYBEATS is a not-for-profit advocacy organisation founded by British East and South East Asians [BESEA] working in the Theatre and Screen industry.http://wearebeats.org.uk/NATIONAL
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THE BLACK, AFRICAN AND ASIAN THERAPY NETWORKWe are the UK’s largest independent organisation to specialise in working psychologically, informed by an understanding of intersectionality, with people who identify as Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean. Our primary focus and area of expertise is to support people from these heritages. However, we are open to other People of Colour who are affected by prejudice due to the colour of their skin and global white power.https://www.baatn.org.uk/NATIONALMENTAL HEALTH
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BLACK CULTURAL ARCHIVESBlack Cultural Archives is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of African and Caribbean people in Britain. https://blackculturalarchives.org/NATIONALCULTURE
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THE BLACK CURRICULUMThe Black Curriculum is a social enterprise founded in 2019 by young people to address the lack of Black British history in the UK Curriculum. We believe that by delivering arts focused Black history programmes, providing teacher training and campaigning through mobilising young people, we can facilitate social change. Our programmes are for all young people aged 8-16 and aims to equip young people with a sense of identity, and the tools for a diverse landscape. We are working towards changing the national curriculum and building a sense of identity in every young person in the UK.https://www.theblackcurriculum.com/NATIONALEDUCATION
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BLACK LIVES MATTER UKA coalition of activists from across the UK who believe deeply that Black Lives Matter. The struggle is global, and so must be the solution.https://www.facebook.com/BLMUK/NATIONALACTIVIST
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BLACK MINDS MATTEROur mission is to support in making mental health topics relevant and accessible for all Black people in the U.K.
We aim to fulfil this by connecting Black individuals and families with professional mental health services across the U.K
We have created a fund that will go towards covering the cost of any services that you might feel you could benefit from.
Finding a therapist and starting your journey towards improved mental health is as easy as browsing the website, choosing a therapist based on your needs, arranging a session and we will cover the cost.
https://www.blackmindsmatteruk.com/NATIONALMENTAL HEALTH
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BLACK TRAINING & ENTERPRISE GROUPBTEG’s mission is to end racial inequality. We believe that the contribution of all communities makes a nation, builds dynamic local communities, generates wealth and improves well-being. We champion fairness, challenge discrimination and pioneer innovative solutions to empower BAME communities through education, employment and enterprise. Our activities involve working with Government, business, public services, BAME organisations and the media.https://www.bteg.co.uk/NATIONALEQUALITY
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BLAM UK A charity that aims to promote a positive dialogue of social identity and culture through history
https://blamcharity.com/NATIONALCULTURE
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BLKOUTWe mobilise gay/bi and or/trans men of African descent in the UK to work together to address shared challenges, create platforms for our voices, build networks to support our aspirations, and enable us to play a more active role in the communities of which we are a part.https://blkoutuk.com/NATIONALLGBTQ+
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CHINEKE! FOUNDATIONThe Chineke! Foundation was created in 2015 to provide career opportunities to established and up-and-coming Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) classical musicians in the UK and Europehttps://www.chineke.org/NATIONALEMPLOYMENT
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DECOLONISING CONTRACEPTIONA not for profit, community interest company formed by Black and People of Colour working in sexual and reproductive health (SRH). We came together in 2018 to increase awareness about the colonial influences on our practice. https://www.decolonisingcontraception.com/NATIONALHEALTH
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DIASPORIC DEVELOPMENTWe are a community of black (aspiring) professionals interested in and/or working in global development, charity & third sector.https://www.diasporicdevelopment.org/NATIONALDEVELOPMENT
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DOPE BLACK DADSWe Heal, Inspire, Educate and Celebrate Black fathers
https://www.dopeblackdads.com/NATIONALFAMILY
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DOPE BLACK MUMSWE ARE MUMS. WE ARE BLACK. WE ARE DOPE.
https://www.dopeblackmums.co.uk/NATIONALFAMILY
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ELIMU INTERNATIONALElimu provides opportunities for young people to develop their financial literacy, personal branding and business skills .https://elimuinternational.org/NATIONALTRAINING
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#FIVEXMORE#fivexmore Campaign ✋🏾
Black Women in the U.K. are 5 times more likely to die during pregnancy & after childbirth
We want to put this to an end
https://fivexmore.com/
https://www.instagram.com/fivexmore_/
https://twitter.com/fivexmore
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GENERATING GENIUSSupporting Black students in STEM subjects and careershttps://generatinggenius.org.uk/NATIONALTRAINING
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THE GODDESS PROJECTSThe Goddess Projects mission is to empower, inspire and assist Black women and Women of Colour to develop and achieve within their communitieshttps://twitter.com/Thegoddessproj1NATIONALWOMEN
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GREEN AND BLACK CROSSGreen & Black Cross (GBC) is an independent grassroots project. We are set up in the spirit of mutual aid and solidarity to support autonomous social struggles within the UK.https://greenandblackcross.org/NATIONALACTIVIST
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ID MIXEDSupporting #mixedrace identity.https://www.instagram.com/idmixed/NATIONALMIXED HERITAGE
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INITIATIVES OF CHANGE UKInitiatives of Change is a global movement of people who are changing the world for the better, starting with themselves.
Our vision is to inspire, equip and connect people to play their part in building a better society. Our focus areas are:
Ethical leadership
Sustainable living
Trust building through honest conversation and forgiveness
Offices in London, Oxford and Sheffield
https://uk.iofc.org/NATIONALTRAINING
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INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONSThe Institute of Race Relations is at the cutting edge of the research and analysis that inform the struggle for racial justice in Britain, Europe and internationally.http://www.irr.org.uk/NATIONALEQUALITY
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INTERSECTIONALGLAMCreating Spaces for Marginalised Voices in the GLAM Sectorhttps://intersectionalglam.org/NATIONALCULTURE
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KSM MINDSProviding interactive workshops on race and unconscious bias that allow children to openly explore their views and the impact they could have in a safe place.https://twitter.com/ksmmindsNATIONALCHILDREN
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KWANDAKwanda is a village for those who want to build reliable and empowering systems for Black communities. Access to the village is granted via a monthly pledge, of which the minimum is £1. This pledge grants you voting rights, and an equal voice amongst villagers.https://kwanda.co/about/NATIONALCOMMUNITY
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LAND IN OUR NAMESLION seeks to uproot & disrupt systemic issues of land as they pertain to Black people in Britain. We address land justice as a centre point for issues around food insecurity, health inequalities, environmental injustice & widespread disconnect from nature. We strive to creatively reimagine a country where Black people can feel at home in rural settings, delight in nature as equally to their white peers & be able to live off the land in ways which care for the soil, the surrounding biodiversity & ourselves.https://landinournames.community/NATIONALENVIRONMENTAL
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MIXED LIFEA website and community for multiracial creators and folx⚡️We don't tell you what being mixed is, we let you tell ushttps://www.instagram.com/mixedlifemedia/NATIONALMIXED HERITAGE
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MIXED RACE FACESa hub for #diversity #mixedheritagehttps://www.instagram.com/mixedracefaces/NATIONALMIXED HERITAGE
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MUSEUM DETOXWe champion fair representation and inclusion of BAME cultural, intellectual and creative contributions. Museum Detox challenges and works to deconstruct systems of inequality that exist to enable a sector where the workforce and audience is reflective of the UK’s 21st century population.https://www.museumdetox.org/NATIONALCULTURE
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MUSEUM OF COLOURAn online museum focussed on the lives of Artists of Colour in British history.https://museumofcolour.org.uk/NATIONALCULTURE
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NO MORE EXCLUSIONS No More Exclusions has a ‘bottom-up’ approach, privileging the voices of children and young adults who have experienced school exclusion in their young lives.
NME’s mission is to bring about an end to the persistent race-disparity in school exclusions in the next 5 years. To affect change at legal, policy, practice and cultural level in education and society over the next 10 years. We want an education system that works for all.
https://nomoreexclusions.com/NATIONALCHILDREN
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OPERATION BLACK VOTEAt our core Operation Black Vote exists to ensure we have greater racial justice and equality throughout the UK. We work specifically, but not exclusively within the democratic and civic framework to deliver our objectives. We seek to inspire BME communities to engage with our public institutions in order to address the persistent race inequalities we face in areas such as: education, health and employment. https://www.obv.org.uk/NATIONALPOLITICAL
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PROSPERITY'S TRUST CIC•Maternal Wellbeing
•Free service
•Support for Black and South Asian women
•Perinatal Mental Health Advocate
https://www.instagram.com/_prosperitys/?hl=enNATIONALWOMEN
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RACE EQUALITY FOUNDATIONWe promote race equality in social support and public serviceshttps://raceequalityfoundation.org.uk/NATIONALEQUALITY
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RACE ON THE AGENDARace on the Agenda (ROTA) is one of Britain's leading social policy think-tanks focusing on issues that affect Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. Originally set up in 1984, ROTA aims to increase the capacity of BAME organisations and strengthen the voice of BAME communities through increased civic engagement and participation in society.https://www.rota.org.uk/NATIONALEQUALITY
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REACH SOCIETYWelcome to Reach Society, the award winning social enterprise that encourages, motivates and inspires young people, especially Black boys and young Black men to realise their potential and make viable transitions into adult life.https://www.reachsociety.com/NATIONALTRAINING
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REGULARISERegularise seeks to improve the quality of life of undocumented migrants who already have established lives in the UK by attaining them basic rights & a safer and more equitable path to settlement and citizenship.https://regularise.org/NATIONALIMMIGRATION
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RESOURCING RACIAL JUSTICEResourcing Racial Justice fund is a coalition of UK People of Colour (POC) innovators, change makers, activists, artists and social leaders dedicated to social change. Together, they have established a new UK wide-funding pool to support individuals and communities working towards racial justice. You can donate here.http://resourcingracialjustice.org/NATIONALFUNDING
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RUNNYMEDEThe UK's leading independent race equality thinktank.https://www.runnymedetrust.org/NATIONALEQUALITY
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SPARK & CO. Community events amd resources for women.https://sparkandco.co.uk/NATIONALWOMEN
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STOPWATCHStopWatch is a coalition, which works to:

Promote effective, accountable and fair policing
Inform the public about the use of stop and search
Develop and share research on stop and search and alternatives
Organise awareness raising events and forums
Provide legal support challenging stop and search
http://www.stop-watch.org//NATIONALPOLICING
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THESE WALLS MUST FALLThe community-based network campaigning to end immigration detention.https://twitter.com/wallsmustfallNATIONALIMMIGRATION
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TRIBE NAMED ATHARITNA is a black youth-led movement calling for black liberation and racial justice through healing, direct action and radical education.
https://twitter.com/TribeNAthari
https://www.instagram.com/tribenamedathari/
https://www.facebook.com/tribenamedathari
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UBELE INITIATIVEThe Ubele Initiative is a social enterprise with a mission to contribute to the sustainability of the African Diaspora community. Through social leadership development, community enterprise and social action, we incubate projects across the UK. We create partnerships with local, regional, national and international organisations to create innovative solutions for some of our most pressing social, economic and political concerns.https://www.ubele.org/NATIONALCOMMUNITY
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UNITED BORDERSWe create youth centred content around the personalities and interests of our young people.https://twitter.com/UnitedBordersNATIONALYOUTH
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UNITED FAMILIES AND FRIENDS CAMPAIGNThe United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC), is a coalition of those affected by deaths in police, prison and psychiatric custody, supports others in similar situations. Established in 1997 initially as a network of Black families, over recent years the group has expanded and now includes the families and friends of people from varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds.https://uffcampaign.org/NATIONALPOLICING
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VOICE 4 CHANGEVoice4Change England is a national advocate for the Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community sector (BMS VCS).
OUR VISION
A stronger and inclusive civil society to meet the needs of BME and other disadvantaged communities.
http://www.voice4change-england.co.uk/NATIONALCOMMUNITY
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THE WINDRUSH MOVEMENT & WNOGTo seek justice and defend our Windrush generation against the Hostile Environment policy.https://twitter.com/DefendWindrushNATIONALACTIVIST
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WRETCHED OF THE EARTHWretched of The Earth is a grassroots collective for Indigenous, Black, brown and diaspora groups and individuals demanding climate justice and acting in solidarity with our communities, both here in the UK and in the Global South.https://www.facebook.com/wotearth/NATIONALENVIRONMENTAL
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YOUNGANDSURVIVINGA company aimed to bring awareness to under-represented issues and topics that occur all over the world!https://www.youngandsurviving.co.uk/NATIONALACTIVIST
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ANGELOU CENTRESupport agency for vulnerable women and their children particularly survivors of violencehttp://angelou-centre.org.uk/NORTHFAMILY
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THE ANTHONY WALKER FOUNDATIONThe aims and objectives of the charity are to promote racial harmony through education, sport
and the arts, promoting the celebration of diversity and personal integrity and the realisation of
potential of all young people. AWF operates locally, regionally and nationally but the priority focus is
Merseyside.
http://anthonywalkerfoundation.com/NORTHYOUTH
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AWAZAdding colour to the world of finance, one podcast at a time... #BlackInFinancehttp://www.awazcumbria.org/NORTHBUSINESS
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BLACK LIVES MATTER MANCHESTERA grassroots group based in the North West,UK. Campaigning for equality and justice across the globe through education, campaigning and unity.https://twitter.com/ManchesterBLMNORTHACTIVIST
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BLAST FESTBLAST Fest is a new genre of Science Festival where science and technology is explored through Black arts and cultural spaces. Piloted in Manchester Summer 2017, the 3-day event included a BLAST Marquee at the Manchester Caribbean Carnival - providing a weekend of fun, hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) activities for everyone to enjoy.https://www.blastfest.org.uk/NORTHCULTURE
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NORTHERN POLICE MONITORING PROJECTThe Northern Police Monitoring Project (NPMP) has been set up to as an independent campaigning and advocacy organisation to educate, empower and organise the people of Manchester and the surrounding area in the face of increasing police harassment, violence and racism.http://npmp.co.uk/NORTHPOLICING
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OUR MELOur Mel delivers workshops and seminars on equality, specifically supporting businesses to combat structural racism and bias embedded in their working culture.

Our Mel runs development programmes and creative community events, empowering and inspiring womxn to become leaders and make positive, sustainable change.
https://ourmel.org.uk/COMMUNITY
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ECLIPSE THEATRELeading theatre company creating new work using the insights and experiences of Black British people of African and Caribbean backgrounds and those of us who are also marginalised for our race. Sharing enriching, thought-provoking stories that reflect our nation, we work hard to meet our audiences where they are.https://eclipsetheatre.org.uk/NORTHCULTURE
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KIDS OF COLOURUK organisation in Manchester Kids of Colour A platform for young People of Colour to explore race, identity and culture and challenge the everyday, institutionalised racism that shapes their lives https://kidsofcolour.com/NORTHYOUTH
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PRESTON WINDRUSH GENERATIONThis group is a voice for the descendants; the next generation of Windrush and immigrants that have lived here and made the UK their home.https://www.prestonwindrush.co.uk/NORTHEQUALITY
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RACIAL JUSTICE NETWORKThe West Yorkshire Racial Justice Network brings together over thirty organisations and individuals from across the region to proactively promote racial justice.https://racialjusticenetwork.co.uk/NORTHACTIVIST
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RAINBOW NOIR Rainbow Noir is a volunteer lead social, peer support and community action group, which celebrates and platforms People of Colour who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer and/or Intersex (LGBTQI+).https://rainbownoirmcr.com/NORTHLGBTQ+
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4 FRONT PROJECTThe 4Front Project is a member-led youth organisation empowering young people and communities
to fight for justice, peace and freedom. We support members with experiences of violence and the criminal justice system to create change;
in their own lives, communities and society.
https://www.4frontproject.org/LONDON & SEYOUTH
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100 BLACK MEN Our award-winning FREE Community Mentoring Programme for 10-16 Year olds is in its 17th year and you can step up to serve your community by becoming a member of the 100 Black Men of London Today!http://100bml.org/LONDON & SEMEN
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56 BLACK MENThe campaign looks to challenge the lazy and dangerous stereotype of ‘the Black man’ and the negative connotations and stigma attached to the cliché image of a Black man wearing a hoody. Started by photographer Cephas Williams, we now look to continue to push the boundaries for Black men in the world of media, culture and within the community. https://www.56blackmen.com/LONDON & SEMEN
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2020 PROMISES PROJECTMy name is Alexander Adeosun and through my company i am developing a derelict building into a business hub for Entrepreneurs and people in the community.https://www.gofundme.com/f/2020-promises-project?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=7f87e786947b46d7a8b64549bacb39fdLONDON & SECOMMUNITY
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AKWAABAAkwaaba is a Hackney-based social centre for migrants. We offer a space for rest, play, learning and mutual support. Akwaaba is for all migrants regardless of immigration status, ‘race’, religion, country of origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and (dis)ability. We believe that no-one is illegal. We are committed to actively opposing racism and all other forms of discrimination and oppression. Our aim is to build community and foster care, cooperation and solidarity. As a community, we try to make decisions collectively and give all members an equal say in how the social centre is run. Akwaaba is a volunteer-run space.https://akwaaba.org.uk/LONDON & SEIMMIGRATION
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BLACK ACTIVISTS RISING AGAINST CUTSThe four main objectives of the campaign are: To campaign and defend jobs and services. To highlight the disproportionate and adverse impact of reduction in public spending on Black communities, provide a campaigning platform to fight against cuts, To work in partnership/build alliances with others facing similar attacks.http://blackactivistsrisingagainstcuts.blogspot.com/LONDON & SEACTIVIST
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BLACK BUTTERFLYBlack Butterfly is a cultural heritage platform supporting people of African heritage and ethnic peoples.https://www.blackbutterfly.org.uk/LONDON & SEEQUALITY
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BLACK GIRL FESTBlack Girl Festival is dedicated to amplifying the voices and experiences of Black British women and girls through community-based events.https://www.blackgirlfest.com/LONDON & SECULTURE
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BLACK HEROES FOUNDATIONDeveloping cultural awareness, promoting a world where Black Heroes are acknowledged, respected and celebrated.
The Black Heroes Foundation stimulates, motivates and inspires our community. We promote pride through cultural awareness, education and entertainment. Our aim is to eradicate ignorance of Black Heritage and to encourage better understanding and further enhance our multi-cultural society.
https://www.blackheroesfoundation.org/LONDON & SECULTURE
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BLACK HISTORY STUDIESEducating the community to educate themselveshttps://blackhistorystudies.com/LONDON & SEEDUCATION
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BLACK HISTORY WALKSBlack History Walks offer guided Walking Tours London to include the African history of London. The walks take place in 10 different areas from February to November and last about two hours. Private walks available on request, at times to suit your School, University, Birthday or Staff group. http://www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk/LONDON & SEEDUCATION
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BLACK SOUTH WEST NETWORKBSWN is a BAME led infrastructure organisation that has worked extensively with BAME communities and BAME led delivery organisations across the South West.
blacksouthwestnetwork.orgLONDON & SECOMMUNITY
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BLACK ROOTEDDispelling narratives and stereotypes from roots forged through colonialism, to empower, uplift and inspire the consciousness of Black mindshttps://twitter.com/Black_RootedLONDON & SECULTURE
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BLACK THRIVEBlack Thrive is a partnership between communities, statutory organisations, voluntary and private sector. They work together to reduce the inequality and injustices experienced by Black people in mental health services. They address the barriers which lead to poorer outcomes across a range of social factors, such as education, employment, housing, and so on, all of which may negatively impact one’s health and wellbeing. https://www.blackthrive.org.uk/LONDON & SEMENTAL HEALTH
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BLACK TICKET PROJECTProvides cultural access points for Black young people across England, working with youth groups, charities, youth workers, schools and youth arts companiesto help build relationships between artistic institutions and communities that are often racially and socio-economically marginalised.https://www.patreon.com/blackticketprojectLONDON & SECULTURE
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BLACKSOXWe do for self through social action, and we focus on economic independence through ethical leadershiphttps://www.blaksox.com/LONDON & SEBUSINESS
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BRIGHT CENTRESAt Bright Centres, our ethos of working towards a brighter future means that many different aspects of life must be considered cohesive to educational excellence. We have supported families, parents, and students of all ages and interests in realising their potential.https://www.brightcentres.co.ukLONDON & SEFAMILY