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2016-09-09 14:24

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‘Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people’ – Abraham Lincoln

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2016-08-09 11:51

Mike Garrick and Harry Powell are two of the founders of the Lewisham Sports Consortium – who run Firhill Road Sports Ground, a facility in South London which allows people from across London to play football together. Mike and Harry both have footballing backgrounds – with Harry having played professionally for Charlton and other clubs in the 70s, when black players were a rarity in the top division. Now they are dedicated to giving young people the opportunity to play together and have reliable facilities to do so.

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2016-08-03 17:50

80 organisations have signed an Open Letter to Theresa May demanding that she recognizes the UN International Decade for people of African Descent

This comes after the Government admitted it has no plans to recognize it.

 

Here is the letter in full:

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2016-07-21 12:02

Voice4Change meets Kevin Coutinho from the Windsor Fellowship

By Ben Andrew

On the sweltering hot afternoon of July 19th, Voice4Change spoke to Kevin Coutinho, the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Windsor Fellowship. His charity helps BME people succeed in employment and education.

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2016-07-15 14:37

The UK Parliament have released three short videos about how race relations and equalities legislation can change people’s lives.

The films star Shango, Leyla and Janett, three people who have personal experience of race relations and how it can be shaped by legislation. All three films highlight the relevance of UK Parliament and why it’s important for people across the UK to make their voices heard.

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2016-07-01 01:32

It is a relief, in one sense, to be able to put this EU Referendum behind us. The coverage was so all-consuming and relentless that it was almost impossible to focus on anything else. However, the aftermath of this referendum has left the country in an uncertain place.

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2016-07-01 01:10

The many faces of Brexit

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2016-06-30 23:00

How to solve a problem like the Labour Party – By India Atkin

The views in this article are those of the author only, and do not reflect any official position of Voice4Change

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2016-06-30 17:34

Just when we thought British politics couldn’t get more barmy.

In a twist which stunned the country, Boris Johnson has declared that he will not be running to be Conservative leader after all. This came hours after Michael Gove, his Leave Campaign ally, withdrew support for Boris, and launched his own leadership campaign instead. Everywhere you look there seems to be more backstabbing.

With the final nominations finalized today, we can now have a good look at the five contenders for the Conservative Party leadership, and see what they stand for. 

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2016-06-15 14:00

The Voice4Change AGM took place on the 19th of May, and we had a good turnout from members around the country. Held at Resource for London on Holloway Road, we had presentations from external speakers, followed by question and answer sessions, before breaking off into smaller seminars for further discussions.

 

Our three external speakers were:

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