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You are invited to join this interactive workshop on Co-POWeR’s 18-month research about the impact of COVID-19 and racial discrimination on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Families and Communities in the UK.​ The event will include the screening of a short animation and a panel discussion. ​ More information on the session and book your…
Online screening and discussion of Research and Development Performance of breaDth by Raminder Kaur (This online event follows an in-person screening and live performance on Saturday 16 July  at the SOAS Brunei Gallery, London WC1H at 4.00pm.)   Set on a multiracial street somewhere in the UK, breaDth combines real with surreal situations during the COVID-19…
Set on a multiracial street somewhere in the UK, breaDth combines real with surreal situations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Screening and discussion of Research and Development Performance of breaDth by Raminder Kaur, with live intervention by Rez Kabir.   Some of the more recent journeys of empire made since the 1950s are those journeys made…
Join Co-POWeR and CoDE to discuss policing during COVID-19 and its implications on state racism and public health law and guidance. The over-policing of racialised communities increased during the pandemic despite these communities being more vulnerable and needing much more support from state authorities than their white counterparts. This pervasive trend has implications not only…
On the morning of Wednesday 15 June, Co-POWeR will present its policy recommendations at the Launch of the Policy Brief, in Portcullis House, Westminster, London. Hosted by Naz Shah, MP, and supported by the Women’s Budget Group and the Race and Community APPG, Co-POWeR will present on the experiences of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic…
You are invited to the Co-POWeR workshop ‘Memories of COVID-19: Community Resilience & Wellbeing among Young People through Sports and the Creative Arts’. The workshop will be an afternoon of poetry and rap facilitated by Dr Adeola Dewis (Diaspora artist and founder of Laku Negi) and Dr Emmanuel Adukwu (UWE scientist and poet), Andrew Ogun (activist,…
Set on a multiracial street somewhere in the UK, breaDth combines real with surreal situations during the COVID-19 pandemic, casting a kaleidoscopic lens on survival through prejudice, violence, racial inequality and the struggle for breath among BAME communities and families and exacerbated by the pandemic. Written by Raminder Kaur (Sohaya Visions) and directed by Mukul Ahmed (Mukul…
Set on a multiracial street somewhere in the UK, breaDth combines real with surreal situations during the COVID-19 pandemic, casting a kaleidoscopic lens on survival through prejudice, violence, racial inequality and the struggle for breath among BAME communities and families and exacerbated by the pandemic. Written by Raminder Kaur (Sohaya Visions) and directed by Mukul…
You are warmly invited to the Launch of ‘Intersectionality for Social Workers’ – the latest book from Professor Claudia Bernard. This book explores how intersectionality theory can be applied to social work practice with children and families, older people and mental health service users, and used to engage with diversity and difference in social work…
The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies present Professor Iyiola Solanke. ​Two viruses – COVID-19 and racial discrimination – are currently killing in the UK (Solanke 2020), especially within BAME families and communities who are hardest hit.  Survivors face ongoing damage to well-being and resilience, in terms of physical and mental health as well as social,…