AWAZ Cumbria News

Government Immigration Cap Legislation introduced on 6 April 2011

Government Annual Immigration Cap

introduced on 6 April 2011:

The Government's Perspective and Critiques

NHS National BME Cancer Patient Advisory Panel would like your opinion on Cancer Services

NHS National BME Cancer Patient Advisory Panel

would like your opinion on Cancer Services

AWAZ Cumbria, BBC Radio Cumbria Interviews

AWAZ Cumbria,

BBC Radio Cumbria Interviews,

23 & 24 March 2011


ESOL Classes - December 2010 to March 2011

ESOL Classes in Carlisle

University Of Cumbria Annual Culture Day at Newton Rigg Campus

Further education students at the University of Cumbria embraced customs and costumes from around the world during their eagerly anticipated annual ‘Culture Day’ at Newton Rigg campus.

The students, working in their course groups, had researched agreed topics then created their own displays representing different cultures and traditions.

AWAZ Cumbria Anti discrimination Campaign launch on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

AWAZ Cumbria, the voice of Black and Minority Ethnic people in Cumbria, is launching its anti-discrimination campaign on 21 March 2011, to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Distinctive cards and posters will be distributed throughout the county proclaiming ‘Racism has no Place in Cumbria’.

Applying for British Citizenship, Part 2

Andrea Aldridge, CERC BME worker, is originally from the United States. Although she has been married to a UK citizen and living in England for over thirteen years, she has never exercised her right to become a UK national and hold a passport issued from the UK. She has been sharing with us her journey to citizenship...

East European migrants and their rights - What will happen in May 2011?

The rights of East European migrants (also referred to as A8 nationals) will be brought in line with the rights of other EU nationals. The broadly criticised Worker Registration Scheme will be discontinued. The AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) and MRN have prepared a briefing detailing the changes from 1 May 2011, by Jan Brulc.

Fear and Hope Website Survey and Together Campaign Launch

Fear & Hope website has a report on one of the largest and most comprehensive surveys ever commissioned examining attitudes to English identity, faith and race, because we wanted people of goodwill to be armed with the facts about the new politics of identity that the mainstream political parties have yet to take fully on board.


Equality Cumbria is an umbrella organisation that encompasses a number of different charities based in Cumbria. Together they tackle inequality in race, religion, sexuality and more.