School Members – Report for UNISON Black Members and Covid-19 at work

This survey is around UNISON Black Members and Covid-19 at work. As a group that are considered more at risk from Covid-19, this survey was released by UNISON to gather information from our members, this has been filtered for those who consider themselves school staff. It was completed by 808 members in completion, and 11 […]

Black Lives Matter at Work Forum

Join the online forum (hosted by West Midlands COVID Action group) to discuss the importance of Black Lives Matter in the workplace during Covid-19. Tuesday 21st July 2020 6pm-7.30pm The conversation will be led off By Rodger McKenzie, Assistant General Secretary for UNISON. Followed by Cllr Sharon Thompson and other union community speakers. Zoom login […]

Regional Black Members Online Meeting

The Regional Black members Self organised group are calling a online meeting to discuss two important and current topics: Covid 19 The death of George Floyd This meeting will be held online via teams. Date: 25th June 2020 Time: 6pm – 8pm Joining Link – https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NTUwY2I1OTctZjAzYi00MmQ4LTllNTktMDZiNjk1NDk2OTE3%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22d7c21edf-d541-49a4-9f5a-7737832d42c7%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%220c7db06f-7091-4860-a5dc-918827abb97e%22%7d   The agenda: Welcome Speaker – Ravi Subramanian, West Midlands Regional Secretary The […]

Birmingham Black Lives Matter protest – 4th June 2020

Black Lives Matter protests began in Birmingham on Wednesday 3rd June 2020. On Thursday 4th June 2020 an extremely well attended Black Lives Matter protest took place in Birmingham City Centre at Centenary Square. The official report put turn out at 4000 attendees, but from those who were there it is thought there was between […]

What will be the impact of easing lockdown on BAME Communities?

Stand Up To Racism are delighted to announce that MPs Diane Abbott and Bell Ribeiro-Addy will be joining their meeting on 19 May 2020 –What will be the impact of easing lockdown on BAME communities? Streamed live on Facebook & Youtube at 7pm. Since the start of the pandemic, Diane & Bell have been unrelenting […]

BCC Vulnerable Residents Support Helpline

Birmingham City Council has launched an emergency response hub to ensure access to support is available. This is for the most vulnerable citizens in the city who have no assistance from family or friends and need help from voluntary organisations and community groups for support, which may be provided by the council or the voluntary […]

World Against Racism Online Rally

Join the #WorldAgainstRacism Online Rally for UN Anti Racism Day this Sat, 21st March, tune in 12 to 2pm, which will hear from key international speakers, alongside prominent anti racists from Britain, involved in tackling racism and the far-right. Speakers include: Gary Younge, Journalist & Campaigner Mike Rosen, Author Claudia Webbe, MP Wilf Sullivan, TUC […]

Black Members SOG Meeting

Black Members Self Organised Group Meeting: Tuesday 10th March 2020 – 5.30-7pm at Birmingham Branch.

An Evening of Anti-Racist Politics and Culture

Birmingham Stand Up to Racism invites you to an evening of Anti-Racist Politics and Culture on: Tuesday 3rd March 7pm  Eden Bar 116 Sherlock St Birmingham B5 6NB (Corner of Hurst Street) 7pm – speakers/music/poetry 8.30pm – open mic – bring your voice/guitar/poems. Hosted by Roger Mckenzie, Unison Assistant General Secretary. With: Kevin Courtney NEU […]

Birmingham Branch Black Members AGM

The Black Members AGM is taking place on: Tuesday 11th Feb 2020 5.30pm-7pm McLaren Building, 46 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR. Agenda 1. Welcoming new members/apologies 2. Minutes of the last meeting 3. Workplace issues and updates 4. Social events for the next 6 months 5. Feedback from Black Members Conference 6. Elections* 7. […]