Somerset Diverse Communities

Beccy, our Community Engagement Worker, is on a mission to find all community groups run-by or supporting black and minority ethnic communities in Somerset. She’d like to speak to anyone involved in these groups – anything from a small meet-up to a fully registered charity or a faith group. It doesn’t really matter what you’re doing, she’d like to know about it!

We’re aiming to start a new conversation with people about the great things already happening in Somerset and find out what people would like to happen in the future. As part of this, we’re aiming to organise several events later in the year to share the diverse cultures in Somerset and we also have some small-scale funding available to community groups. Please get in touch if you’d like to know more or have a chat to Beccy.

This Community Engagement Project endeavours to: 

  • Identify, map and build relationships with BME communities and groups in Somerset.
  • Where appropriate, identify opportunities for communities and groups to come together.
  • Work with partners to provide these groups and communities with information about public services, support and options available to them (including hate crime).
  • Arrange and facilitate 3 community events across Somerset

More information on this new project will be coming soon!