Thanks to all those who joined my Instagram Live on Wednesday and those who contributed during and afterwards with ideas for practical action. I am keen to maintain the energy from then and to achieve long-term, lasting change for black people. I would like to summarise the key actions whilst also signposting to existing resources … Continue reading BLACK LIVES MATTER!!
In light of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, many black people are wondering how to they influence real change in their communities. Together, Gina Knight and I discuss the role of a Councillor and a Magistrate to encourage the uptake of these roles for Black people and the larger BAME communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8zovMiNcAI&t=2076s Instagram Live with … Continue reading How to be a Councillor & Magistrate?
I have always wanted to be a Civil Engineer. Primarily, because Civil Engineers have the tools to make the world better and have a long lasting impact on it. For example a flood scheme I worked on in 2017 protected the residents of Thatcham in the recent flooding in January 2020. The Tull Way Flood … Continue reading Engineering – The Career that keeps giving
It has been 6 months and 30 days since you elected me your Councillor for Caversham. So what have I been up to? ... After being elected I set out my aims in my first blog post (read it here). My goals were to: 1. Work with the Reading Climate Change Strategy & Reading Climate Change Partnership (RCCP) … Continue reading You elected me – (2)
This is the first of my blog posts updating you on my activities as your councillor. What has happened so far? I had my first Caversham ward councillor surgery at the Weller Centre on Amersham Road on the 11th May 2019. I have chosen the committees and panels I will sit. The committees in question are … Continue reading You elected me.. What’s next?