Coventry BME staff Network would like to invite you to join us for our next event, ‘Young Gifted and 'Dis'...abled‘ as part of our ‘How Much Do Black Lives Matter’ series – Part 7 on Tuesday, 27th July, at 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm.
You can register by clicking on ‘Click Here’ on the PDF flyer attached or via this link - Register in advance for this webinar: coventry-ac-uk.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8pb8hGlASXapAYZ4DLp7Vg / After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
This event will include:
- An insight into the life of a young woman who is living with a chronic illness, and the additional challenges she faces having a disability, whilst Black!
- A talk on the acute educational inequalities experienced by Black children and young people with 'hidden' disabilities.
- A presentation from a student Occupational Therapist on their experiences of Higher Education and how being a Black professional and leader will positively impact the care and support needs of Black patients and families.
We welcome anyone who is interested in attending this event, as we expect that there will be elements that will resonate with many of you on a topic that is so important, but often overlooked or side-lined. We particularly would like to encourage people who are working or training to work in the health and caring professions and sector.
So please share details of this event and invite everyone to come a long and listen, support, discuss and learn.