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Oct 28

Black Parents & Youth Conference 2017

October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Black Parents & Youth Conference 2017 | Blacknet UK
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Marking 30 years of Black History Month in the UK, educators Marcia Steele &  Louise Brown  of Parents Action and Reource Centre and Kevin Simpson Schools  College Liaison Officer of London Metropolitan University will deliver workshops onThe importance of building positive racial identity, the role of education in buiding stong community,  preparing for university.  

The aims of the conference are to:

  1. Build and strengthen the capacity and leadership of  youth 

  2. Enable parents, educators and youth to network 

  3. Provide parents & youth with relevant information, and advice   

There will be the following workshops: 

 Youth workshop I: Employability and leadership

Question to discuss: what is employability and how can we link that to building our community?  The need to be in organisation as a part of well-being;

Youth workshop II: employability and preparing for higher education

Questions: how can we make the most out of work placements; how to prepare your personal statements for University /job what help and support is available 

Other workshops include:

Building positive racial identity;
Improving educational outcomes;
Employability redefining success for Black youth 

Light refreshments available. 

Childrens programme donation of £5.00 for two children 3 children donation of £7.00 




What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Holloway Road Tube (Picadilly Line) 


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?