source: Catalyst 4 Change
published: 19 September 2021
West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre (WBACRC) are pleased to announce that with the support of the National Lottery and working with local partners including Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation OSCAR Sandwell and Cape Day Care Centre, have produced the Being Black, Covid-19 & Lockdown research study report.
This was achieved by conducting community based research using modern technology for one to one interviews and some focus groups on being Black, Covid and in Lockdown : In our own words. predominantly covering Sandwell and the surrounding areas.
Cllr Jackie Taylor, Cabinet Member for Sandwell MBC, said;
“I am delighted to write the foreword for this report as it is a demonstration of Black African diaspora groups working together effectively to address an important area of public health. Now more than ever, we as a people need to come together.
“That is why I helped to initiate community groups in Sandwell to come together to talk about the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic I am delighted that I was part of the movement that did not allow it to become just another talking shop but resulted in positive action to have Black voices documented, listened to and heard.”
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