Cumbria Equality and Human Rights Forum Sol Gray and Lee Wicks
Sol Gray My names is Sol Gray and I represent FMCM, BME Community. I am a trustee and co-ordinate a children’s club called A Journey Around the World; this is a themed club to raise awareness of different cultures. The main aim of the organisation is to dispel myths of racism and to promote harmony in the community. I was invited by Andrea Aldridge to the Cumbria Equality Leadership Training.
Cumbria Equality LeadershipTraining June 2012 AWAZ and CERC Who was there? BME / LGBT / Disability Learning Leadership Styles, Explaining our work and present our own organisations in the community Best outcome – University residential experience , quality of the course, speakers, gain knowledge, Network and make new friends.
Cumbria Equality and Human Rights Forum What is this? who we are? What we can do for this to happen? We are a group created after the Leadership Training Program from many members of different organisations who work actively in the community to help voice out the right of every person. Under the umbrella of diversity we see a dynamic of cultural changes and beliefs We believe in integration and inclusion We are a team and we work towards the same goal TEAM Together We Achieve More
Paths for next CEHRF Meeting We had a few meetings after the Leadership training course to discuss the future of the forum. 1st meeting: June – Penrith. The outcome was to see initially the EHRF grow with it’s own members. 2nd meeting: September – Kendal. We brainstorm on delivering themed workshops and activities. Today we are here to explain what we are doing, who we are and what we want to achieve. 3rd meeting: December – Ambleside . Two days Residential Workshop to brainstorm and network with Community leaders. We will work and integrate skills, knowledge and ideas to promote a smart, incredible and outstanding Human Rights Forum.
Paths for next CEHRF MeetingWe also have three events lined up for nextyear…!March: Elimination of RaceJune: LGBTNovember: DisabilityVenues to be confirmed
Paths for next CEHRF MeetingSo…if you want to join us and you think you have the energy, creativity and skills, please sign our forms and talk to us over lunch ...Thank you very much for listening.