Category Archives: Kids

The Fell We Climb: Screenings

The Fell We Climb is a powerful animated film that has been co-created with  Plus3k Studios and our grass roots youth group: Animated Futures. This team of inspirational young people was brought together in 2020 and the project began life as a space for young Black and Brown children to connect about what it means […]

Anti-Racism In An Educational Setting: Our Audit Pilot Scheme

Thirty primary and secondary schools across the county are working with us on our anti-racism pilot scheme, which is backed by Cumbria County Council.  An anti-racist school doesn’t mean a school where racism doesn’t happen (though one day, that would be incredible), it means a school that recognises racism in all its forms, it means […]

The Fell We Climb: Crowdfunder

CLICK HERE to be part of something amazing and DONATE! ‘The Fell We Climb’ is an animated short film inspired by the real life experiences of Black and Brown youngsters growing up in Cumbria. Anti Racist Cumbria have teamed up with Plus3K animation studio, and Executive Producer TV Presenter Nigel Clarke, best known for hosting […]

What’s it like being on our Animated Futures Project?

Young people working on our Animated Futures project have been exploring the question, what’s it like growing up in Cumbria if you aren’t White? Working with Lou Kneath of +3K Animation and Composer Ella Jarman-Pinto our talented young people from across the region, with the support of our amazing youth mentors, have been busy for the past year developing and bringing […]

VIDEO: Animated Futures. COMING TO A CINEMA NEAR YOU SOON

Coming to a Cumbrian cinema near you soon. Young people working on our Animated Futures project have been exploring the question, what’s it like growing up in Cumbria if you aren’t White? Working with Lou Kneath of +3K Animation and Composer Ella Jarman-Pinto our talented young people from across the region, with the support of our amazing youth […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Resources For Cumbrian Schools

Black History Month is incredibly important in educational settings. Until the curriculum reflects a broader view, this month can be a chance for schools to introduce hidden histories that may normally remain unheard. In order to see how we got to where we are today, we must understand the significance of Black stories and contributions […]

A group of Black and Brown Young People taking part in a yoga class outside on the grass

ANIMATED FUTURES: Celebration Residential in The Lakes

There were so many wonderful moments at our Animated Futures celebration residential at The Kepplewray Centre earlier this month. Animated Futures started as a result of our Race & Education event back in October of last year. We’d pulled together around 30 young Black and Brown pupils from a number of schools across the county […]

5 easy ways to encourage diversity into your child’s education

These tips can support all families and educators. We’ve chosen these tips especially for Cumbria where the population is 98.5% white and it can be harder to find people who aren’t white to hang around with, which is a shame as our first tip would always be to support friendships and get to know people. […]