News & Events

2012-01-04 16:08

On 3 January 2012 Gary Dobson and David Norris were found guilty of the murder of Stephen Lawrence, 18 years  after his stabbing by a gang of white youths at a bus stop in Eltham on 22 April 1993. Voice4Change England has responded with a contribution to Just West Yorkshire’s bulletin:

2011-12-19 15:23

Voice4Change England’s roadshow highlights cynicism around Big Society

On 8 November 2011, Voice4Change England hosted its Big Society roadshow in Brighton. Held in partnership with Friends, Families and Travellers, the event was attended by a mix of BME and other specialist VCOs, generic VCOs and public sector organisations.

2011-12-13 15:20

Race Equality FoundationThere has been much comment and some analysis of the August riots in England and whether or not inequality played a part. This conference provides an opportunity to hear from a range of voices and consider the implications for the future of race equality.

  • Where: Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ
  • When: 13:00-17:00, 21st January 2012
2011-12-12 15:57

The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) has brought together a group of leading organisations, including Voice4Change England, representing many sectors of civil society to call on political party leaders to protect the Human Rights Act.

In an open letter to the political party leaders, to mark international Human Rights Day on 10 December, 43 organisations have collectively come together to speak with one voice to express disappointment that the Human Rights Act is all too often vilified, and to call for leadership from our political leaders on the Human Rights Act.

2011-11-23 10:58

After closing temporarily to relocate to new offices, Voice4Change England is now fully operational again. We are pleased to announce that we are sharing our offices with the National Council for Voluntary and Youth Services at:

3rd Floor, Lancaster House

31-33 Islington High Street


N1 9LH

2011-11-14 12:31

Asian People's Disability AllianceAsian People Disability Alliance (APDA) cordially invite you to their celebration of the 2011 International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 

  • Where: Asian Day Care and Development premises at Alric Avenue (off: Bruce Road), Harlesden, London NW10 8RA
  • When: Thursday 1st December 2011 from 11.00 am to 3.30 pm

In addition to social gathering, APDA will be highlighting its work with disabled people and will also feature a display of art and other initiatives created by APDA's disabled users.

2011-11-08 13:42

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2011-11-01 11:19

‘Fair, Equal and Inclusive – what is the future for race equality?’
New V4CE Trustee Board

Voice4Change England (V4CE) announce the results of their first Trustee elections this week, as four well respected figures from the voluntary and community sector (VCS) step up and take their place on the new Board. Elections were held at the V4CE Inaugural AGM, held on 26th October, which they used to stage a debate on the future of race equality, asking ‘Fair, Equal and Inclusive – what is the future for race equality?’ 

2011-10-31 18:03

Fair, Equal, Inclusive: Impact Report 2011

Our Inaugural AGM, held on the 26th October, saw the launch of Voice4Change England’s (V4CE) first Impact Report for the year 2011.

The new publication presents the journey of V4CE for the first time, from their birth as a loose partnership of BME voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) to a new charity in their own right and the first national BME-led membership body in England. For their four years of operation, it describes the outcomes and impact achieved.

2011-10-25 12:03

Policy Activism: The role of small and medium sized health charities

  • 23 November 2011, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
  • At BHA, Democracy House, 609 Stretford Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0QA

A collaboration of BHA, Naz Project London, Positive East and Positively UK is hosting a 'by invitation only' roundtable on policy activism for small and medium sized health charities on 23 November 2011 at BHA in Manchester. The roundtable will explore how small and medium sized charities can most effectively use and target their limited policy activism capacity, e.g., who is the most effective group to work with and/or to target? The discussion will draw on the experience of participants working with vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.