We are Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) HUB-UK NETWORK C.I.C. a non-profit organisation for BAME communities living in the UK and their friends who are non BAME. We are a one-stop shop across the UK united under one umbrella, in our dedication to the BAME Communities’ empowerment. We are supporting people to foster unity and understanding between diverse cultures and to deal with issues arising from misunderstandings and systemic inequalities. BAME HUB-UK C.I.C can be used to act as a focal point in discuss and disseminating the issues that arise from the BAME community and the UK government as large.
We found that there are structural inequalities in health, education, crime, policing, and BAME experience post-migration living difficulties such as; racism, discrimination, hate crime, hostile immigration policies, cultural differences and language barriers, poor housing, lack of employment, poverty, etc. These factors may have directly or indirectly impacted the mental health and overall health well-being of BAME communities in one way or the other and are more likely to die from covid-19.
Our Mission is to bridge the gap and improve communication between the UK mainstream and BAME communities.
Our vision is to empower and equip BAME communities and their families with skills to be self-sufficient that help them avoid pitfalls associated with lack of empowerment and/or information. This will improve their social standing by being more cohesive, socially, and economically within the British Society as they build their lives in the UK
BAME Hub-UK network aims to empower BAME Communities and thus created this space to harness and make the most of the opportunities available to them. This way, BAME communities will develop greater knowledge, skills, and better attitudes for their own and communities benefit. Additionally, discover the values they have in
We are happy to work with statutory and non-statutory agencies and professionals from all backgrounds including; Legal representatives – solicitors, social workers, police officers and prisons, academicians/researchers, local authorities, secondary schools, colleges, universities, NHS and health professionals,
BAME Hub-UK Network helps BAME vulnerable people with various social issues and with mental health difficulties. We reduce isolation and social exclusion by advancing social cohesion through community events and making referrals to community social groups.
BAME Hub-UK Network also assist vulnerable BAME communities who have been out of work for long period due to illness, disability or lack of education and qualifications with our ”’ BAME one step to work” initiative. This initiative helps
Colchester Life in the UK C.I.C director Rachel Njuguna invited BAME Executive committee and members to CYCLING FUN DAY WITH TEENAGERS event sponsored by Active Essex and supported by Cllr. Lorcan Whitehead councillor for New Town & Christ Church at Recreation Park
We have offered various volunteer opportunities to our community within our organisation to increase participation and improve employability across the UK. Recently, we partnered with Mind, Body and Soul (M.B.S.) organisation for summer police work placement with Merseyside Police Force. We have organised fun and recreational days for our members whereby families meet, socialise, and have fun. We have also participated in various community events invited by our partners in Colchester, Liverpool, London, Northamptonshire, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Nottingham, Kenya etc.
· To advance social cohesion and inclusion by reducing isolation and social exclusion
· To advocate for equality, diversity and justice
· To improve access for marginalized BAME groups to social welfare such as legal advice regarding immigration and asylum, housing and financial support, healthcare and education
· To provide children & youth empowerment programmes
· To deliver mentorship, career development, nurturing talents, financial advice, recreational and juvenile justice programme
· To promote overall health and Mental health support programmes
· To create 3000 jobs across the UK through employment, internship, work placement and voluntary jobs
· To provide support and feeding programmes for vulnerable people e.g., asylum seekers, refugees, immigrants with little or no public recourse and people with mental health difficulties and homelessness.
· To offer international and cultural exchange programmes
· To improve cultural cohesion and understanding by fostering cooperation and collaboration within BAME communities and UK
We found that there are structural inequalities in health, education,
crime, policing, and BAME experience post-migration living difficulties such
as; racism, discrimination, hate crime, hostile immigration policies, cultural
differences and language barriers, poor housing, lack of employment, poverty,
etc. These factors may have directly or indirectly impacted the mental health
and overall health well-being of BAME communities in one way or the other and are more likely to die from covid-19
— Our Core Value