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Weekly News *Black History Month Special* 11 October 2021

11 October 2021

This week’s edition includes a look at events for the month, a spotlight on our local partners, reading recommendations, personal stories and much more.

Proud to be—Black History Month 2021

Inspired by the 2020 Black Lives Matter events, the new campaign is called ‘Proud To Be’. It will invite Black and Brown people of all ages throughout the UK to share what they are proud to be.

The BME Leadership Network—collaborate to elevate

The BME Leadership Network is hosting a series of virtual events to tie in with the theme for the month ‘collaborate to elevate’, building unity and solidarity to amplify our voices and use our collective strength to rise up individually and collectively.

Working with our local partners: Spotlight on Anti-Racist Cumbria

We believe our beloved Cumbria has an historic opportunity to become the UK’s first actively and openly anti-racist county where anyone who lives or works in Cumbria can succeed and live without fear of discrimination because of the colour of their skin.

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