Diverse Voices

“We Look after Our Own’ – Dispelling Myths on End of Life Care Services for Black and Ethnic Minorities

At a seminar to gather views on Palliative Care and End of Life Care Services from Black and Ethnic Minority communities hosted by Greenwich University in Medway, Dr Carlos Moreno Leguizamon, Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care and Dr David Smith, Principal Lecturer in Sociology found that taboos and cultural beliefs surrounding death and dying …

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JD Douglas’ Chatham Conversation Becomes a Talking Point.

Producer, director and writer JD Douglas’ latest production, ‘A Chatham Conversation’ has become a must see show after it left audiences marvelling on an ingenious idea with lots of food for thought. A Chatham Conservation was commissioned by the Historic Dock Yard Chatham, as part of their 150 Years Command of the Oceans Celebration. Douglas’ …

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Bringing Black History to Life through the Medway African and Caribbean Association Heritage Project.

Medway African and Caribbean Association ( MACA) has received £67,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting and innovative project called  “Black History Live”  taking place across Kent and Medway. Led by volunteers from the local community, the project focuses on the history and legacy of African and Caribbean People across Kent and …

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Christine Locke, Founder of Diversity House Speaks Out Against Alienated Societies

Committing her Life to  Building Bridges and Communities in Kent   “A country that appreciates diversity will always progress,” says Christine Locke, the founder and CEO of Diversity House, the charity she set up in Sittingbourne, Kent to tackle the rising concerns the community was facing after an influx of people from the ethnic minorities …

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Medway Celebrates Ten Years of Young Black Achievement and Pays Tribute to the Memory of its Young Founder

  It was another evening of celebration, joy and triumph for 11 young people in Medway as they received awards from the Medway African and Caribbean Association (MACA) for their achievements in several categories including education, arts, sports, citizenship and achieving positive outcomes. The ceremony was held at the Britannia Theatre on Friday 6th November. …

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