Community Projects Supporting Black Young People

Conference notes a motion carried at National Black Members Conference in 2008, titled “Black Community Projects in Crisis” that encapsulates problems among young Black youths and the need to maintain the existence of Black community projects. At the time of producing the motion many projects were facing closure and sadly many have since closed owing […]

Dying on the Inside

DYING ON THE INSIDE Conference is disturbed and deeply concerned at the number of unexplained deaths of Black people including young men, women and children, whilst in Police Custody, Prisons, Hospitals, Young Offenders Institutes and Remand Centres. In the last 13 years over 300 unexplained deaths of Black people have occurred. More and more of […]

Child Soldiers from Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Child Soldiers from Arfica, Asia and the Middle East. Throughout history and in many cultures, children have been involved in military campaigns even when such practices were supposedly against cultural morals. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the child on the involvement of Children in armed conflict (2000) sets 18 as the […]

East Africa – Food Crisis Appeal

EAST AFRICA – FOOD CRISIS APPEAL More than 10 million people in East Africa are facing desperate food shortages following the worst drought in 60 years. Rains have failed or successive seasons and families across Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are struggling to find anything to eat or drink. Hundreds of livestock have already died. The […]