The ‘All Different All Dorset’ video which shows people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds talking about their experiences of living within Dorset is now ready to watch on You Tube, simply click here to see it.
The movie was a project lead by Bournemouth University which has been developed in partnership with the local community and has received support from Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset, West Dorset Council Local Authorities as well as the Dorset Race Equality Council.
Please also visit a link to the All Different All Dorset survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/L5R2867) which aims to establish whether watching the videos has raised your awareness of how people from different cultural backgrounds experience life in Dorset.
Bournemouth and the broader Dorset and Poole African & Caribbean community representatives came together for an event to celebrate Black History Month.
The event programme raised awareness of the history of the struggle of the UK’s black community in gaining proper recognition of its important contribution to the nation, as well as highlighting the re reality that in too many cases discrimination still exists, including promotional opportunities in the workplace. ... (click here to read full article by BU).
- Listen to how the ’Memory is Being Kept Alive’ from two students who have been on the Lessons from Auschwitz project
- Hear the haunting song that victims sang in unison as they were marched to their death in the gas chambers
Tickets are FREE and available from the Lighthouse box office 0844 406 8666 from beginning of December
The South West Dorset Multi Cultural Network (SWDMCN) would like to invite you to attend their 10th annual Holocaust Memorial Day Service on:
Friday 30th January 2015
at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester from 12.30 - 1.30 pm.
There will be a range of speakers including the Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill.
The theme of this years event is ‘Keep the Memory Alive’- you can find out more details on www.hmd.org.uk
Doors open at noon for you to join us for light refreshments and to look at displays and art work and meet with members of the SWDMCN.
We do hope that you will be able to attend this important event.
Contact Emma Scott if you would like any further information: 01305 252204 or 07971 220067, mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org