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Anti Racist Cumbria become registered charity

Anti Racist Cumbria are proud to announce they are now formally a registered charity. The CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) status was granted by the Charity Commission to enable Anti Racist Cumbria to achieve its Charitable Purposes. The promotion of equality and diversity and racial harmony for the public benefit in Cumbria by:   (1)        working […]

INTERVIEW: Kendal Town FC Captain Darren Nightingale

We caught up with Kendal Town FC‘s new Captain, local lad Darren Nightingale ahead of their recent Cumbrian derby game against Workington Reds on 27 Dec. Our interview was shared in their match day programme. Workington AFC won 3-1 on the day in a great showing of Cumbrian footy. We look forward to catching up […]

Intersectionality & International Men’s Day

Author: Sarah Saunders Today is International Men’s Day 2021 Revived in 1999 from previous attempts to create a ‘men’s day’ by Dr Jerome Teelucksingh in Trinidad and Tobago.   It’s aim is “to become the global medium to heal our world”. The concept and themes of the day “are designed to give hope to the […]

Azeem Rafiq’s testimony highlights the need for authentic anti-racism not knee jerk reactions

Azeem Rafiq’s damning, honest, powerful and emotional testimony this week has struck many chords. Black and Brown people are not shocked by his story, it is all too easily recognisable and relatable and should shine a light on racism in every workplace. Giving evidence to the cross-party Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Azeem spoke […]

Two female volunteers stand either side of a an Anti Racist Cumbria desk. Both wear yellow hoodies with the Anti Racist Cumbria logo on the front. They are smiling broadly.

PRESS: £200,000 Esmée Fairbairn Foundation funding granted to Anti Racist Cumbria as they announce new jobs and flat pay structure

Anti Racist Cumbria are delighted to announce that they have been awarded a total of  £200,000 of funding from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation which will be split over the next three years. The money will form part of the investment needed to create 6 FTE posts to meet the demand for their anti-racism work across the […]

Anti Racist Cumbria Summit Feedback and Photos

The first Anti Racist Cumbria Summit was held on Tuesday 2nd November 2021. We set out to bring people together from across Cumbria, create a safe space for conversations, and learn about some of the key topics that are an essential part of becoming anti racist. This sold out event was just the beginning for […]

GUEST ARTICLE: CARLISLE UTD ATTEND FIRST EVER SUMMIT

The first ever Anti Racist Cumbria Summit was held at the Brewery Arts in Kendal last Tuesday and Carlisle United and CUSG were proud to be invited to take part, with first team players Josh Dixon and Magnus Norman joined by chief executive Nigel Clibbens, Equality, Diversion & Inclusion officer Nigel Davidson and the club’s […]

PRESS: Cumbria unites against racism

NOW is the time to act if we are to build an equitable and Anti Racist Cumbria, a day-long conference heard. Hundreds of people gathered for the inaugural Anti Racist Cumbria Summit, which was held at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal on  Tues Nov 2. Through a series of powerful lectures, workshops and discussion […]

The CEO, two players and Media Manager of Carlisle Utd stand in a line in front of a large yellow Anti Racist Cumbria banner. The Carlisle Utd badge is overlayed to the bottom right of the image

Carlisle United team up with Anti Racist Cumbria

We are delighted to announce that we will be working together with Carlisle Utd to help tackle racism through action and education. We are already supported by, or are working with, leading Cumbrian organisations such the Cumberland Building Society, Cumbria Constabulary and a number of our county’s schools. The club will support Anti Racist Cumbria […]