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Speaking up for black and ethnic communities

As Cym D’Souza takes the helm after a turbulent time for BME National, she tells Martin Hilditch how she plans to speak up for black and ethnic communities Cym D’Souza sounds as though she is still reeling from her sudden…

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Arawak Walton is looking for a new Chair of the Board

“passionate about people” Make a real difference and help us change lives! With its roots in the African Caribbean community, Arawak Walton is the largest Black and minority ethnic housing association in the North West. We aim to provide quality…

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Feature: Green space – helping BME communities fill the void

A stroll through a park or spot of gardening during the summer is enough to banish even the darkest of moods. Indeed, you don’t need a doctor to tell you about the therapeutic effects of green space. But recent research…

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Blog: Dispelling the myth

Like many others, my first steps from the private sector into the non-profit were tentative, daunting, but ultimately liberating.  After spending eight years working in environments such as pubs and nightclubs, moving to a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) housing…

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