GM BAME Network eBulletin, April 2020

Greater Manchester BAME Network

Welcome to our latest GM BAME e-bulletin which contains a selection of events, information and opportunities relevant to BAME communities in Greater Manchester

Below are the heading if each article. To read this in full go to

GMCVO Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage

COVID-19 support and resources for BAME Communities (GMCVO)
Translations of Coronavirus info in 45 languages (Doctors Of The World)

South Asian Health Foundation – COVID-19 resources

Coronavirus communications group set up for the refugee and migration sector (UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group and the Red Cross)

Mental health and well-being support – SilverCloud programme now freely available for all GM residents

Safety advice for survivors of domestic violence during the Coronavirus lockdown (Women’s Aid)

Advice on involving volunteers (NCVO)

Coronavirus Tech Handbook

COVID-19 weekly fundraising support webinars (Ubele Initiative)

Online event: Food Poverty Mapping Webinar (Sow The City)

‘From home to home’ – free live-stream cooking and English classes from Heart & Parcel

Webinar: Get Started in Podcasting! (MIC Media)

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme (School for Social Entrepreneurs)

Partnership Grants to get Greater Manchester Walking (GM Walking)

Support project connecting BAME Social Entrepreneurs (GMCVO & GM BAME Network)

Call for Expressions of Interest: Greater Manchester Youth Homelessness Contract (GMCVO)

Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the BAME community and voluntary organisations – Phase 1 findings (The Ubele Initiative)

Joint letter and petition for specific measures to protect migrants from COVID-19

EU Settlement Scheme Applications: Important Message About COVID-19

Campaigners write to home secretary over risk of unchecked outbreak in immigration detention centres

Racial Injustice in the Covid-19 Response (Charity So White)

Education secretary warned over grading ‘injustice’ (The Runnymede Trust) 

Impact of Covid-19 on Black & Asian Led Businesses & Organisations (The Black South West Network)

Share your COVID-19 story to help strengthen BAME representation (The Ubele Initiative) 

Calling all BAME key workers – take part in the social media ‘Our Key Workers’ campaign

Survey: Unequal impact: Coronavirus and the impact on people with protected characteristics (UK Parliament)