Black History Month

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Black History Month with a busy schedule of events, highlighted in blue below. If you would like any further information please do tweet Sandra at @SandraKerrBITC.

October 2017




4 (am)   Meeting with Civil Service Management Board
Cabinet Office 
4 (pm) Department of Energy and Industrial Strategy  BAME Progression- Trevor Philips, Adrian Joseph and Dr Nicola Rollock are included in the speaker line up,
5   Exploratory meeting to discuss closer working with the Recruitment and Employer Confederation
10    Speaker at Civil Service BAME into Leadership conference. 
11   Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar: Improving equality at work for BME employees.

Business in the Community Masterclass for BAME Network Chairs and Executive Sponsors 

13  Civil Service  Diversity and Inclusion Awards 
14  International Soul Food Festival  Dagenham Library 
17  Britain on Film: Black Britain  Broadway Theatre, Dagenham 
19 New book to be published by Harper Collins. June Sarpong MBE - Diversify, Six Degrees of  Integration
  An African Journey – The Americas and Africa Before and After Columbus to 1838

The Library at Willesden Green, 95 High Road, Willesden, London, NW10 2SF


18 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Speaking at Pursuit Event 

Back from the Front Exhibition Launch


The Library at Willesden Green
95 High Road London

19   Black, British, Business Awards. London
22 New Generation Funfest  Broadway Theatre, Dagenham 
24   Chair of the panel for the launch of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
24 Have a go at sewing
 Family Sewing Class 
Inspired by African designs

2.30pm to 4.30pm

Harlesden Library Plus, Craven Park Road, Harlesden, London, NW10 8SE

25   Speaking at Real Role Models Series, Nationwide


KPMG Business in the Community Race Equality Board meeting and Dinner.  

Black History Month event – Celebrating Black Excellence


The Grand Hall, Brent Civic Centre, 
Engineers’ Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ


Short Stories: Readings
 from Africa and the Caribbean

6.30-7.30 pm
The Library at Willesden Green, 95 High Road, Willesden, London, NW10 2SF

31 HSBC  Best Employers for Race Listing 2017