Category Archives: Events

Anti Racist Cumbria Summit

BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW Cumbria is a complex county. Deprivation sits alongside affluence, heavy industry alongside natural beauty. Black and Brown people represent a disproportionately small part of our population. How is anti-racism relevant in Cumbria? Does it even matter to our all White communities? How can you and your company contribute to an anti-racist […]

VIDEO: But I’m Not Racist Event

WATCH But I’m Not Racist Event On 6th May 2021 we held a special online event for people interested in understanding the difference between being ‘not racist’ and ‘anti-racist’. Welcoming a panel rich in experience and understanding and reflective of the ongoing work that anti-racism requires we covered a broad spectrum; from the seemingly simple, […]

Expert panel announced for Anti Racist Cumbria event

Anti Racist Cumbria have today announced their prestigious panel for a special online event taking place on Thursday 6 May 16:00-18:00. Leroy Logan MBE and Fitzroy Andrew will join Anti Racist Cumbria’s Chair Janett Walker and dedicated Anti Racist Cumbria member Ewen Turner to discuss the difference between being not-racist and anti-racist. Places for the […]

Black and Brown Faces in Outdoor Spaces: Insta Takeover

The UK outdoors has a diversity problem. Being outdoors improves mental and physical wellbeing and for some can help connections to faith and spirituality. For too long though Black and Brown people in these spaces have been underrepresented, underpromoted and undersupported. Many people are taking upon themselves to change this narrative and these brilliant individuals […]

But I’m Not Racist Online Event

Here at Anti Racist Cumbria we believe the only solution to racism is for people to become anti-racist. Our special online event will bring together Special Guests, members of Anti Racist Cumbria and YOU as we discuss what anti-racism means, how it’s different from being non-racist and the steps people can take to become anti-racist. […]

Video: Black Hair the Pride & the Prejudice

Facebook Live Conversation On February 17 2021 five of our fantastic Anti Racist Cumbria members zoomed into our Facebook Live session from across Cumbria. Together they talked and shared their perspectives on their Black female experiences of hair. From how they look after it, to the racist microaggressions and discrimination it has caused in their […]

VIDEO: Race & Education in Cumbria Event

Enabling Anti Racist Schools On 22nd October over 130 people including school leaders, MPs and Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner attended our online Race & Education in Cumbria Event. Anti Racist Cumbria’s mission is to make Cumbria the first actively anti-racist county. “Everything starts with education – it has the power to transform lives, but […]

Race & Education in Cumbria: 22 Oct 2020

On 18th September every single Headteacher of Cumbria’s primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and higher education institutions was sent an invite to Anti Racist Cumbria’s first event alongside council leaders, MPs and educational leaders. You can read the full letter and sign to support it here. Our campaign is to challenge racism, encourage ALL Cumbrian […]