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Presentations

  • Disabled children and housing needs

    Alison Jarvis, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    This presentation provided a research overview of the impact of inadequate housing on families with disabled children, taking into account factors...

  • Choice and participation for black and minority ethnic elders

    Brenda Metcalfe and Suzanne Bairstow, Anchor Trust, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    Anchor Housing Trust promote choice and accessibility for all. The organisation aims to understand and fulfil the specific needs and aspirations of...

  • Breaking through the glass ceiling: BME staff in the housing sector

    Kam Sunner, Housing Diversity Network, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    Based on research on the career opportunities for ethnic minorities (COFEM), this presentation highlighted poor development and progression in...

  • Workforce development issues

    Ronny Flynn, Race Equality Foundation, Health and housing seminar, July 2007
    This presentation examined challenges such as discrimination, recruitment and retention, and the disproportionately low representation of black and...

  • Using evidence to affect change

    Tracey Bignall, Race Equality Foundation, Health and housing seminar, July 2007
    The presentation explored what evidence is, how it is used and how it can be used to make changes in services provision.  It addressed...

  • Racism and ethnic inequalities in health

    Saffron Karlson, University College London, Health and housing seminar, July 2007
    This presentation provided an outline of racist victimisation and health. It looked at:ethnic differences in healththe impact of racism and perceived...

  • Keynote presentation: African and Caribbean men and mental health

    Dr Frank Keating, Royal Holloway University of London, African Caribbean men and mental health workshop, July 2007
    This presentation examined the prevalence of mental health issues in African Caribbean men.  It argued that factors including racism and...

  • Introduction to health and housing project

    Ronny Flynn, Race Equality Foundation, Health and housing seminar, July 2007
    This presentation gave a general overview of the Race Equality Foundation’s health and housing programme.  The programme aimed to improve the...

  • Eight steps to more effective service provision and delivery

    Olawande Ige, SERVOL Community Trust, African Caribbean men and mental health workshop, July 2007
    This presentation described eight steps to improve commissioning.  These wereputting service users at the centre of Commissioningunderstanding...

  • Black men and mental health

    Lloyd Lindsay & Patricia Chambers,, African Caribbean men and mental health workshop, July 2007
    This presentation examined possible solutions to mental health issues for black men.  These included:self-help techniquesparticipation by...