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What's On
Black History Month: Black History Month logo

What’s On

While marking the campaign, why not attend our virtual Black History Month event, hosted jointly by RWT and Walsall Healthcare’s Black and Minority Ethnic Employee Voice Groups, on Wednesday, October 27th, 1pm-2pm. Email aradhika.heer@nhs.netfor a link. It is open to all staff.

BHM - Art Competition
Black History Month: Paint Palatte

To celebrate Black History Month 2021, the Trust’s Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) Employee Voice Group are hosting an arts competition where staff are invited to submit either:

An A4 drawing OR a 300-word poem depicting what Black History Month means to you. 

Submissions should be sent to rwh-tr.rwtbameemployeevoicegroup@nhs.net before Monday, October 18th at 5pm. All entries will be judged by a dedicated panel.

The winner will receive two tickets to see ‘Rush – A Joyous Jamaican Journey’ at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre on Tuesday, November 16th. It is a celebration of reggae music and the Windrush generation. Read more on the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre website

Our winner will be announced on Friday, October 29th. We look forward to seeing your entries.

Lunch and Learn

Join our 45-minute session on ‘Understanding Race and Terminology’ – this will be an opportunity for managers and staff to learn more about the terminology around race, including terms such as micro-aggressions, privilege, and unconscious bias. 

The session will be delivered by Bal Everitt, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, on Thursday, October 21st 2021 from 12pm – 12.45pm. 

Please email balvinder.everitt@nhs.net for a meeting link.

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