News & Events

2017-01-24 14:36

'I learnt my politics in my mother's kitchen'

Ahead of our screening of Blacks Britannica on Saturday 28th January Saqib Deshmukh from V4CE spoke to Colin Prescod a documentary film, theatre maker, and TV commissioning editor who was involved in the making of the film in 1978. Colin provides an analysis at different parts of the film so I asked him an overarching question about the relevance of the film today.

2016-12-28 16:52

Social Investment and BME Sector

Dear Friends and associates

2016-12-08 18:17
On Friday the 21st of October, Voice4Change Director Kunle Olulode was invited to an exclusive dinner at the House Lords to receive a British Community Honours Award in recognition for outstanding work in supporting voluntary community projects.
2016-12-05 15:35

On the 3rd March 2017 V4CE together with Black South West Network (BSWN), Social Investment Business (SIB) and the legal firm Burgess Salmon hosted a half day event to look at exploring the role of social investment across the BAME sector. To address BAME economic inequality and the viability of this route for our communities.

2016-11-15 17:43

Trump and Brexit: Combiner politics works - so where is ours?

By Dr Sanjiv Lingayah

2016-11-07 17:27

Living Transplants have been decreasing in the past two years. They are particularly scarce among BME communities, something which is costing people their lives. NBTA - the coordinating voice for BME transplant donation - are offering an opportunity for an organisation to reverse this trend, and increase the number of living transplants among BME communities. They have been allocated up to £90k of funding for an organisation which can tackle this issue, and meet their outcomes by March 2018. 

2016-10-19 14:48

Voice4Change have joined with nine other infrastructure organisations in urging the Chancellor to consider a number of policy proposals that will support the Voluntary Sector. The open letter to the Chancellor comes ahead of the Autumn Statement, when the Chancellor will lay out the Government’s financial priorities in the first Post-Brexit Budget.

2016-10-18 15:49

Voice4Change Director Kunle Olulode is one of the course convenors for the BFI Black Star Programme, taking place between October and December this year. Black Star is a celebration of black actors taking place in cinemas across the country, on DVD and on BFI Player. It is the UK’s biggest ever season of TV and film dedicated to celebrating black actors, and will showcase strong black characters to the widest possible audience.

2016-09-16 12:35

The Government has announced new funding available to community groups who are aiming to prevent hate crime. Hate crimes are any crimes which are motivated by hostility towards a certain race, religion, gender, sexual identity or disability.

This new funding comes after a large rise in hate crime since the Brexit vote, which peaked at nearly a 60% increase in the week following the 23rd of June.

2016-09-15 12:56

Voice4Change is organising the FlipTheScript event on Saturday the 24th of September, tackling the issues of youth, race and digital democracy. Tickets are FREE, but you must RSVP. Get your tickets here:

Here is a list of speakers who will be attending the FlipTheScript event