Jan 2023

2022 Year in Review

2022 was a very sombre year, characterised by soaring food and energy prices, record breaking temperatures, and the passing of Queen Elizabeth II
Oct 2022

AVOCADO+ Applications open for the UK’s only accelerator programme for BAMER-led organisations

An innovative one year programme designed to build the capacity and sustainability of small organisations
Oct 2022

Rishi wins the race to the top. But will his race divide or unite the UK?

Is Sunak’s appointment a triumph of EDI, or is he just another tokenistic pawn, pursuing dither and delay tactics against racial progress
Oct 2022

World Mental Health Day 2022

This year’s  theme is ‘make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority’
Oct 2022

Europe continues to meddle, while it continues to implode

Leaders in the West need to look inwards and quench the rising tide of anarchy, rebellion and hopefully revolution
Sep 2022

A new public artwork breaks new ground over public space with links to the transatlantic slave trade

The Anchor, The Drum, The Ship offers triangulation points to create conversation around plantations, horticulture, colonialism, migration, botany and storytelling
Sep 2022

Funding News: October 2022

New grant funding opportunities over the coming months
Sep 2022

Black History Month presented by Holly Marie Cato

A curated month of talks, portfolio reviews, screenings, film workshops and the opportunity to win £100K photography grant
Aug 2022

Coroner concludes the death of Blessing Olusegun was accidental with no way of ruling out third-party involvement

Coroner could not rule out third-party involvement, so why did his conclusions come down to one of ‘accident’ or ‘suicide’ and not murder?
Aug 2022

Council ‘liable’ for deaths of five Grenfell residents

72 people lost their lives – why is the Council only liable for 5 deaths, what about the other 67?
Aug 2022

Funding News: August 2022

New grant funding opportunities over the coming months
Jul 2022

BoJo Quits: gone, but not going yet!

As the political poster boy for nationalistic rhetoric, he stoked division, and his vain values of Britishness led to our withdrawal from the EU