AWAZ Cumbria News

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

This event has now been held

Oxfam Nurturing the Roots

Wellbeing Of Women Event, Thurs 26 Jan, 12.15pm, Carlisle

Wellbeing of Women Event
Thursday 26 January 2012, 12.15pm
New Waterton Hall, Our Lady & St Joseph's Church, Warwick Square, Carlisle
Migrant Stories & Projects
Women from different Cultures
Lunch & Childcare included

This event has now been held

Well being of Wemen Event Carlisle

Cumbria Social Media Surgeries - Jan to March

Free Events across Cumbria

  • Carlisle Thurs. 26th January 6.00 to 8.30 pm
  • Penrith Tues. 14th February 6.00 to 8.30 pm
  • Ambleside Thurs. 22nd March 6.00 to 9.00 pm

For more information and booking visit:

If you are from a community or voluntary group and want to learn how to use the social web, please come along to this free event.

If you'd like to volunteer, you can register your support too.

British Future Think-tank Launched, Hopes & Fears Report 2012

As 2012 kicks off, new identity, integration, migration and opportunity thinktank British Future held its launch at the Museum of London Docklands.


United Nations "Lets Fight Racism" Campaign

Racism, xenophobia and intolerance are problems prevalent in all societies. Each and every one of us plays a role in either contributing to or breaking down racial prejudice and intolerant attitudes.


Spread the word

Visit the Let’s Fight Racism campaign on Facebook to share ideas for combating racism in your community.

Can you contribute to a future Tullie House Exhibition?

Can you contribute to a future

Tullie House Exhibition?


I am working on early stage planning for an exhibition at Tullie House Carlisle.

It's still very early stage discussions but we are looking at potential sources of funding.

The exhibition builds on some of the work we have been doing through Visible Voice in Kyrgyzstan.


Our aim is to bring together cultural expressions and symbolism through participatory video, photography and textiles.

Furness Multicultural Forum Women's Dance Classes, Every Tuesday, Barrow

Furness Multicultural Forum

Women's Dance Classes

Tuesdays, 10.30am to 11.30am

Dare Dance, Cooks Studio, 104 Abbey Road, Barrow In Furness, LA14 5QR


Please don't miss the Multicultural Women's Dance Classes at Cook's Studio on Abbey Road, Barrow In Furness next to the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel.

Weekly Children's Club, Furness Multicultural Centre, Barrow, Saturdays, 10am

Weekly children's club at Furness Multicultural Centre, Barrow in Furness

Every Saturday, 10am to 12.30pm


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.