Why Arts Council England must take a step change in its funding to Black and Brown organisations, starting this year.

Image credit: Paul Ayre This article, written by Kevin Osborne, is also published on his LinkedIn page. The war in Ukraine, the cost-of-living crisis, the Northern Ireland protocol, levelling up and partygate have pushed Black Lives Matter from the headlines. And the priority given to underlying racial inequalities – in education, criminal justice and the arts

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10 Daftar Situs Slot Online Gacor Terbaru 2023 Gampang Menang

Keberadaan dari situs judi slot online gacor terbaru 2023 gampang menang yang tersedia saat ini di Indonesia memang banyak dan beragam sekali pilihannya. Slot gacor adalah sebuah game slot online terbaru dan terlengkap yang menyediakan semua jenis permainan slot gampang menang dan jackpot terbesar. Banyaknya pilihan tersebut sangat sulit terutama bagi pemula untuk bisa menentukan

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What can investment contribute to race equity?

Image credit: Paul Ayre This article, written by Kevin Osborne, is also published on his LinkedIn page. The existential question of race inequity demands new solutions. Kevin Osborne and Genevieve Maitland Hudson explore the potential of impact investment. Not every business owner in the UK is in the same position today. If you’re a white entrepreneur your access to

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The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) 2021

Winners of DBACE 2021 announced, highlighting young leaders in business creating positive social change today. The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE), in collaboration with MeWe360, announce the winning five young change-makers forging a path of positive social impact in creative enterprise. The winners will be awarded business investment capital from a collective prize

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Funding BAME Creativity. The New Normal

Two weeks ago I produced an online event with MeWe360 ‘Funding BAME Creativity – Exploring The New Normal’. The aim of the event was to ‘dig deep’ into the systemic racial bias in UK arts funding. Bringing together major funders in the sector, our panelists included Francis Runacres, Executive Director, Enterprise & Innovation, Arts Council England;  Dame Caroline

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Covid-19 and the Experience of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Creative Entrepreneurs

The full report on the experience of black, asian and minority ethnic creative entrepreneurs during covid-19 is available to download here. Foreword Before the Covid-19 pandemic, many BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) creative entrepreneurs existed in an invisible space between the public and private sectors. Both sectors had consistently undervalued what they do. In

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Black History Month: Creative Works That Inspire & Inform

For Black History Month, in line with MeWe’s activity all year round, we are putting together a compilation of artworks (books, film, theatre, dance, photography, art… you name it!) from the creative industries that deepen our knowledge of Black History. We think the arts and creative industries have a huge part to play in representation

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MeWe Online Retreat 2020 – The Importance of Knowing Your Purpose

“Just as people cannot live without eating, so a business cannot live without profits. But most people don’t live to eat, and neither must businesses live just to make profits.” – John Mackey, Whole Foods In his introduction at MeWe’s 2020 online member’s retreat, our CEO Kevin Osborne talks about the importance of knowing your

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