Organisation

Organisation

NABAEMC (National Association of Black Asian and Ethnic Minority Councillors) (UK)

Description

The National Association of Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Councillors (UK) (NABAEMC) is a national body with representation from three main political parties: Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservative Party.

 

NABAEMC held its AGM on 5 July 2017 at the Council House, Birmingham.The purpose of the meeting was to elect new Officers and a new Executive Committee to govern the NABAEMC.  The stated aims and objectives of the organisation are:

·         Meeting together enables BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) councillors to inspire, encourage and support each other

·         Provide opportunities for mentoring, networking and signposting

·         Promoting cultural diversity in local Government and securing better representation of BAME councillors at all levels

·         Giving a voice to BAME communities

·         Changing Party selection process to increase the numbers of BAME councillors and higher profile roles within council

·         Engaging more BAME members of the community in Party and civic life through political education and improved recruitments and retention

·         Increase council funding and assistance for community groups

·         Affordable housing for BAME residents

·         Improving the health and wellbeing of communities

·         More support to BAME businesses and jobs and apprenticeships for BAME people

 

At present the NABAEMC does not have any on-line presence. The Secretary is Cllr Obajimi Adefiranye, Chairman of the London Borough of Lewisham and all correspondence is directed to him.

 

Contact information

Contact:
Cllr Obajimi Adefiranye

Address:
London Borough of Lewisham
Civic Suite
Lewisham Town Hall
London
SE6 4RU

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