Changing Attitudes in Mental Health

New figures from a Black British Voices (BBV) survey reveal a major shift in the way that people of African Caribbean origin view mental health compared to previous generations.

A Man from the Sun

Originally broadcast in 1956, this groundbreaking docudrama explores the experiences of the 75,000 West Indians who had then newly settled in Britain, and the disparity they found between the mythical country and the real one.

Brown Babies Exhibition

SACN continue to manage and coordinate the “Brown Babies” Exhibition. This has enabled people and communities in the West Country to learn about this hidden story.

Our First Away Day

Photos from our first away day in Ilminster, which included plans for Windrush 75; workshops, refreshments, time to talk, music and movement, as well as space to flex and enjoy a lakeside walk.

Women’s History Month

Somerset African Caribbean Network are celebrating a Windrush Woman, Lynette Richards – Lorde during Women’s History Month.

Wells and Transatlantic Slavery

Well done to the Wells and Transatlantic Slavery Working Group for all their hard work in organising the event. Link to press release and photos from the day.

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