The Voluntary Action Forum, on Wednesday 1st July focussed on the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on the BAME Community & Health Inequalities. The council shared the work that they have done on the issue and was followed by questions and discussion and next steps.
Public Health England report Disparities in the risks and outcomes of COVID-19
Council Working Group: Interim and Final report
The council has published an interim report, exploring how disproportionality is affecting residents locally and outlines six key topics that will be examined to better understand the issues Black, Asian and minority ethnic residents are facing whilst developing actions to protect those in need. Further details and the link to download the report can be found on the Council website.
The final report will be published at the end of July.
Message from Community Partners Team Re: Communications working group
Promotion and invites
The Council sent open invitations to participate in the communications working group in June via the following methods and networks:
Future Forum and VCS meetings
Funding for BAME organisations
The next VAC forum on 15th July will focus on funding for BAME organisations in Camden. Speakers will include Nicholas Timms from the National Lottery Community Fund and Susie Dye from Trust for London. We will also be getting updates from Ubele and All Ways Network. Full details and booking here.
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