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. […]

Events for National Storytelling Week 2020

To celebrate 27 years of creativity & education in Public Services: With Donald McCombie – UNISON Learning & development Enjoy family friendly poems, stories & songs for National Storytelling Week. Monday 3rd February – 1.30-3.30pm at Birmingham UNISON Tuesday 4th February – 11am-12pm at Birchfield Library  Thursday 6th February – 11am-12pm at Mere Green Library Friday 7th […]

Black History Month 2019

October is Black History Month in the UK.  During October members of the Black Members Self Organised group went on a trip to London, and had celebrations at the Branch. Birmingham Branch’s Black Members Self Organised Group went to London on 18th October to visit UNISON Centre where Thompsons talked about how they are working […]

Stars in Our Schools

Stars in Our Schools celebration day is on 29th November 2019. This day is dedicated to celebrating school support staff. School support staff are vital to help children learn, keep them safe, healthy and keep the school running smoothly; Yet they don’t get the attention they deserve despite making up half the school workforce. Schools […]

Stars In Our Schools – time to say thanks to unsung heroes

School support staff are vital to help children learn, keep them safe and healthy and keep the school running smoothly.  Yet they don’t get the attention they deserve despite making up half the school workforce.  Schools are encouraged to hold assemblies, coffee mornings or sports afternoons, invite MP’s, hold a dressing up day, quizzes, etc., […]

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Black Members Group London Trip in celebration of Future Generations

Friday 18th October 2019 11am- 5pm UNISON Centre, 130 Euston road, Kings cross, London NW1 2AY We will be acknowledging the contribution of young Black achievers in Britain and also looking forward to the next generation with the Young Black Member Award presentation. There will be guest speakers, music, poetry and dispays of dance and […]