Join the Black Minority Ethnic Staff Network, Democratic Education Network, Department of Politics and International Relations and Students’ Union at the University of Westminster (UWUSU) for a roundtable discussion on Brexit and Racism, followed by an introduction to UWUSU Liberation Officers. This is part of the series Challenging Prejudices, Celebrating Diversity.
Samayya Afzal is a member of the National Executive Council at the National Union of Students (NUS) under the remit of Society and Citizenship. She served as the Women's and Campaigns Officer at the University of Bradford Union of Students 2014-16, and on the Higher Education Faith and Belief Advisory Group 2014 and NUS Black Students Committee 2012-15. She has co-led anti-racism campaigns in Bradford and nationally with NUS – most recently the Students Not Suspects campaign against Prevent.
Toyin Agbetu is a writer, educator, film director, poet and the founder of Ligali, the Pan African human rights based organisations where he is head of social and education policy.
Suresh Grover is an anti-racist civil rights activist and an accredited trainer/advisor on humanism, 'hate crimes' and Human Rights for public bodies and NGOs in the UK and the rest of Europe and the Director of The Monitoring Group.
Kunle Olulode is the Director of Voice 4 Change which has the motto of making civil society work for everyone. He is an experienced campaigner and has run policy teams in the voluntary sector and local government.
UWUSU’s Liberation Officers are Bekeowei Okoro: BAME; Ethel Tambudzai: Women’s; Andrew Scarborough: Disabilities; Tobi Walker: LGBTI.
The event is open to all students and staff of the University of Westminster, as well as members of the public – RSVP to [email protected]
Chair: Professor Dibyesh Anand, Head of Department of Politics and International Relations.