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Freiraum - SpeakEasy 9th December Carlisle

Freiraum - Speak Easy

 

An afternoon of poetry and art between Carlisle and Thessaloniki

 

For several years, the ‘SpeakEasy’ event has been taking place once a month in a local Café in Carlisle. People from different generations and backgrounds regularly come together to present their own texts, poems, stories and music in a lively atmosphere.

 

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AWAZ Cumbria is looking for an experienced Community Development Worker

 

AWAZ Cumbria is looking for an experienced Community Development Worker to implement a new Community Integration project in South Cumbria.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER

Fixed Term to August 2020

1 x 0.5 FTE 18.5 hrs / week (£10,634)

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Black History Month 2018 Celebrations in Cumbria

Alison Bennison - Windrush Generation

Black History Month 2018 Celebrations in Cumbria

October is Black History Month, many groups and organisations around the county will be celebrating the lives, experiences, and achievements of the people who have helped shape our history here in Cumbria.

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Kendal Unity Festival

Kendal Unity Festival ©
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The Kendal Unity Festival celebrates the strengths and diversity of the people of Kendal by building community cohesion, celebrating diversity, fostering good relations and promoting understanding between and within its diverse communities.

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AWAZ Cumbria Marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

AWAZ Cumbria Marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

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BME People: Equity in Accessing GP Services in Carlisle

BME People: Equity in Accessing GP Services in Carlisle

An AWAZ Cumbria report on barriers to accessing GP service in Carlisle.  This report is the result of a small pilot community-based engagement project commissioned by Cumbria Link, to carry out a qualitative engagement with the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) service users’ of GP surgeries in Carlisle.

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Carlisle Unity Festival - 14th July 2018

AWAZ Cumbria, Carlisle One World Centre, Op Shops, Bespoke Minds and other partners are looking forward to hosting the third Carlisle Unity Festival this Saturday 14th July between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. The opening ceremony of the Festival will be led by the Mayor of Carlisle Cllr Jessica Riddle.

This is Carlisle’s main annual city centre festival with the message of Connecting Communities, Celebrating Diversity.

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Preparing the ground in Kendal to welcome refugees and support migrant workers

Preparing the ground in Kendal to welcome refugees and support migrant workers

 

Members of the newly formed ‘More in Common’ group will be marking the United Nations  Day against racism and xenophobia by gathering at the Birdcage in Kendal on March 22nd between 10am and 2pm.  

 

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AWAZ Cumbria hosted a roundtable discussion with the Rt Hon Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Minister for Faith and Integration

 

AWAZ Cumbria hosted a roundtable discussion with tThe Rt Hon Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Minister for Faith and Integration  

 

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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.