Partner organisations

Black Cultural Archives

Founded in 1981, the Black Cultural Archives’ mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the heritage and history of Black people in Britain. BCA opened the UK’s first dedicated Black heritage centre in Brixton, London in July 2014, enabling greater access to its growing archive collection, dedicated learning spaces and an exciting programme of exhibitions and events that explore British history from a unique perspective. Visit their website.

 


The Historical Association

The Historical Association supports the teaching, learning and enjoyment of history at all levels and brings together people who share an interest in and love for the past. Founded in 1906 by a small group of history teachers and academic historians to support the growing need for good history resources in schools, the Historical Association inspires, enables and encourages people to get involved with history, whether in the classroom, at college, in the library or at home. Visit their website.

 


Every Voice

Every Voice works to achieve a world where every voice is fairly represented, heard and understood.  Every Voice was founded in 2009 in the borough of Islington, engaging thousands of residents and community organisations to influence race equality. Through collaborative networks, conferences and community research, Every Voice has shaped more inclusive, local, social policy that considers the needs and realities faced by all communities.  Every Voice has evolved into a social enterprise, and broadened community engagement work to include education, employment, arts, heritage and culture. Visit their website.


Into Film

Supported by the BFI and the film industry, Into Film is one of the world’s most extensive and fastest growing film education programmes for 5- to 19-year-olds. It reaches over a million young people each year through its UK-network of film clubs, providing vibrant learning resources, training opportunities and online content, and offering support and CPD training to schools, colleges and youth groups. Into Film also hosts the UK’s biggest annual free film festival for young people. Visit their website.


History Matters

History Matters is a group of black historians and teachers led by Professor Hakim Adi of the University of Chichester who have joined with others from cultural institutions, charities, governing bodies, and societies to discuss concerns about the under-representation of students and teachers of African and Caribbean heritage within the History discipline. Visit the History Matters Facebook page for more information and conference news.