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!!
Council Year 2021-22 My committees: Its June 2021. And I am 2 years into to a 3-year elected term as your Labour and Co-operative Councillor for Caversham in Reading Borough. For the past two years, I have represented Caversham and Reading on the following committees: Adult Social Care, Children's Services and Education CommitteePlanning Applications … Continue reading Cllr Sokale – June 2021 Update
Ayo is a Civil Engineer and is passionate about the transformative power of engineering to change. She shares this passion through mentoring programmes. Ayo proactively seeks to make a positive contribution to her community by volunteering and charity work. In the past, Ayo has run a half marathon, run several boot camps for charity, founded a beauty pageant, … Continue reading Ayo Sokale – Council Candidate 2019
Hello There! Its Cllr Sokale remember you elected me to serve Caversham in May 2019 🙂 It’s the next instalment in my blog post where I update you on what I have being up to. It has being 10 months since my last blog post and boy have I being busy. So What have I … Continue reading You Elected me (3)
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?