BME

Included below are links to a variety of networks, organisations and publications that you may find of value.  If you are aware of others that you believe would benefit other BME staff and students, please forward details to: equality@leeds.ac.uk

  • BAME Health and Wellbeing Hub – Supporting health, wellbeing and happiness … a citywide Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) service committed to ensuring you are supported to have the best quality of life possible regardless of your life challenges: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/health-and-social-care/adult-social-care/bame-health-and-wellbeing-hub
  • Black History 365 – Celebrating Great Black British Achievers: https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/
  • Windrush Day – On June 22 every year, the UK celebrates Windrush Day to honour the British Caribbean community. The observance was first introduced in 2018: https://www.windrushday.org.uk/
  • Nari Ekta – A local Asian girl’s/women’s training organisation: www.nariekta.org.uk
  • Jamaica Society Leeds – The Jamaica Society Leeds is one of the UK’s most revered Jamaican community organisations. Founded by six first generation Jamaicans in 1977, we fly the flag for Jamaica, land we love, and Leeds, the city we love and champion the preservation and heritage of Jamaican culture: https://www.jamaicasocietyleeds.co.uk/
  • Leeds West Indian Carnival – Leeds West Indian Carnival is Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean carnival parade – the first to feature all three essential elements of Caribbean Carnival, costumes, music and a masquerade procession: http://www.leedscarnival.co.uk/
  • UK Black Pride – UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for LGBTQ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Latin American descent: https://www.ukblackpride.org.uk/