AWAZ Cumbria News

“Refusing to be Enemies” Book Talk

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Non Violent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation

Friends Meeting House, Keswick, Free Admission

Wednesday 2 May 2012, 7.30pm

Refuse to be enemies


AWAZ BME Pathways to Employability Open Day

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Information and Networking Opportunity
Greystone Community Centre, Close Street, Carlisle, CA1 2HA
Tuesday 8 May, 12:30 – 3:00 pm

AWAZ Pathways to employability Open Day Poster

Resources for Minority Ethnic Social Enterprises and Businesses in Cumbria

Grants/Funding Information

How to use the NHS in England - for new migrants

Videos available in English, Arabic, Cantonese, Farsi/Dari, French, Kurdish, Mandarin, Polish, Somali, Sylheti and Urdu

Go to your local GP surgery to register, don’t forget you can ask for a translator and get assistance with completing any forms; also how to obtain prescriptions; what to do in emergencies & non-emergencies; how to see a dentist or optician.

Please look at FisherPip channel on You Tube

All BME People in West Cumbria - Have your say on a Nuclear Waste Disposal Facility - 1 March

Whitehaven Bangladeshi Welfare Association

Have your say on if you want a Nuclear Waste Disposal Facility in West Cumbria
All BME People resident in West Cumbria are welcome on Thursday 1 March 2012 at 12pm
2 College Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7UZ
Lunch included

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Multicultural Children's Club, Saturdays, Barrow in Furness, March Theme: Scotland

Furness Multicultural Community Forum

Multicultural Children's Club, Barrow in Furness

Theme: Scotland

Cumbria Multicultural Womens Network International Womens Day Celebrations

8 March 2012, Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal, Penrith

International Women's Day Logo

Women’s groups from the Furness area, Kendal and South Lakes, Penrith and Carlisle will celebrate International Women’s Day together on Thursday 8 March 2012 under the banner of the newly expanding Cumbria Multi Cultural Women’s Network.

White Privilege - can you add anything to the list?

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Peggy McIntosh

White Privilege - Be Aware

"I was taught to see racism only in individual acts of meanness, not in invisible systems conferring dominance on my group"

FREE 1 hour swimming for BME women, Carlisle, Saturdays from 4 Feb

FREE 1 hour swimming sessions for BME women

Saturdays from 4 February, 2-3pm

Richard Rose Academy, Victoria Place, Carlisle

Free 1 Hour Swimming Lessons for BME women

Oxfam Nurturing Roots

Building Sustainability in the BME Women's Sector

Tuesday 6 March 2012, 9.45-3.30, Manchester

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Oxfam Nurturing the Roots


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.