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Race for Equality webinar

Date
15 June 2021 5:00pm–6:00pm

In this fringe event during Virtual Special Delegate Conference, senior Black leaders will discuss UNISON’s work for race equality, with practical steps for change. The focus is race equality but the conversation is broad and deep.
Registration required.

Event on the UNISON National site.

NBMC welcomes the conviction of George Floyd’s murderer

The world witnessed a murder and responded to injustice. It has been a long time coming in America with its history of police brutality, often culminating in the deaths of Black people in custody. This just verdict sends a message across the world that Black Lives Matter, and that people from all walks of life […]

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Who are the National Black Members’ Committee?

If you attended the National Black Members’ Committee (NBMC) Meet and Greet in May, you might already know that the committee is made up of Black representatives from all of the twelve regions. It is also made up of co-opted members from the National Disabled Members’ Committee (NDMC), the National Women’s Committee (NWC) and the […]

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Black members at special conferences

June is a busy month for UNISON. Our conferences bring members together to decide the union’s policies and priorities. Branches, self-organised groups and other bodies submit motions on what they want to see happen and members then have the opportunity to vote on them. Special Delegate Conference This year there is a Special Delegate Conference […]

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Nominations now open for the 2021 Young Black Member Award

Do you know a Black member, under 27 who should be nominated for the Young Black Member Award? We are looking for branches and regions to nominate young Black members who are active in the union, dedicated to race equality and passionate about improving workplaces. Download the Young Black Member Award nominee submission form. This […]

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Nominations now open for the 2022 Nelson Mandela Award

Many members will be aware that Nelson Mandela was an honorary member of UNISON. In his lifetime he received over 260 awards including the Nobel Peace Prize. To honour his achievements, the National Black Members’ Committee (NBMC) present the Nelson Mandela Award each year to a Black member who has gone above and beyond. If […]

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Black members Live!

Date
21 – 22 January 2021
Location
Online

We hope you are well and keeping safe. 2020 has been a year of change, challenge and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of COVID-19, many conferences and meetings have had to be cancelled.  But we still want to involve you, share information on how Black members are keeping active in UNISON […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Webinar for Black LGBT+ members

Date
10 September 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, the 2020 UNISON Black LGBT+ members’ network meeting, will still take place on Thursday 10th September but as a webinar. All UNISON Black LGBT+ members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Joining details for the webinar will only be sent to those who have registered to attend in advance. […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

UN anti-racism day

Date
21 March 2020 11:00am–3:00pm
Location
London and Glasglow

March Against Racism: UN anti-racism day protest

Event on the UNISON National site.

Black History – Future Generations

Date
18 October 2019 10:30am–5:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

UNISON’s Annual Black History Event attracts up to 150 attendees and brings together Black union members, activists and the local community. The event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the shared history and the achievements of Black people. UNISON’s Annual Black History Event attracts up to 150 attendees and brings together Black union members, activists […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

National UNISON Black LGBT+ members meeting

Date
12 September 2019 10:30am–1:00pm
Location
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Annual meeting for all UNISON Black LGBT+ members, held at UNISON Centre.

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON National Disabled Members Black caucus network meeting

Date
8 August 2019 10:00am–12:30pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

National meeting for all UNISON Black Disabled members   National Disabled Members Black Caucus Network Days Free event with lunch provided.  Travel costs met nationally. Meet other Black disabled members, including your reps on the National Disabled Members Committee. These meetings have been arranged to allow space for members from under-represented groups within disabled members […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

UN anti-racism day

Date
16 March 2019 11:30am–3:30pm
Location
Central London

Unity demonstration: march against racism and fascism This event, organised by Stand Up to Racism and Love Music Hate Racism, will demonstrate our confidence in our values of respect and equality for all, for multiculturalism, strong cohesive communities and peace. It will demonstrate our solidarity in action against the politics of hate, against bigotry, racism and discrimination of […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON National Disabled Members Black caucus network meeting

Date
27 June 2019 1:00pm–3:30pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

National meeting for all UNISON Black Disabled members National Disabled Members Black Caucus Network Days Free event with lunch provided.  Travel costs met nationally. Meet other Black disabled members, including your reps on the National Disabled Members Committee. These meetings have been arranged to allow space for members from under-represented groups within disabled members self […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Nelson Mandela Award 2019

Date
31 May – 30 August 2019
Location
Presentation at the National Black Members’ Conference in Bournemouth 2020

The award will be presented to someone who has supported and ‘gone above and beyond’ to represent Black members celebrating their achievements, courage and determination within the union and more widely in our society. Download the Mandela award covering letter and nominee submission form 2019 The award will be presented to the winner at the next […]

Event on the UNISON National site.