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News: BME housing associations platform for future black leaders

A recent report has credited black and minority ethnic (BME) housing associations with moulding a generation of talented black leaders and for fighting discrimination. It also found that BME housing associations had added considerable value to the sector by providing … Continue reading

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Feature: Green space – helping BME communities fill the void

A stroll through a park or spot of gardening during the summer is enough to banish even the darkest of moods. Indeed, you don’t need a doctor to tell you about the therapeutic effects of green space. But recent research … Continue reading

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Blog: Dispelling the myth

Like many others, my first steps from the private sector into the non-profit were tentative, daunting, but ultimately liberating.  After spending eight years working in environments such as pubs and nightclubs, moving to a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) housing … Continue reading

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News: Mum’s the word

Much stigma surrounds postnatal depression, particularly among some black and minority ethnic communities. Anita Pati finds out how one housing association is helping women cope. It was the discovery of a woman with postnatal depression who was self-harming, yet had … Continue reading

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News: Staff at Shian HA open new housing scheme in honour of founding member

Housing association staff gathered on Thursday to commemorate the life of  a former colleague and to open a new affordable housing scheme in their honour. Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) association Shian HA, together with friends and family of the … Continue reading

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