Black History Year – Windrush – University of Westminster
Join the Black History Year Group and Westminster Windrush Justice Clinic as we welcome Patrick Vernon,
Audience questions are also welcome for the Q&A session.
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Patirick has led the campaign for a national Windrush Day since 2010 and in 2018 kick-started the campaign for an amnesty for the Windrush Generation in response to the Windrush Scandal. He is a writer and broadcaster for national and international media on healthcare, cultural heritage and race, and co-authored 100 Great Black Britons.
Patrick is Associate Director at Centre for Ageing Better, Independent non-executive Director of Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System, Chair of the Citizenship Partnership for HSIB and non-executive Director for Hertfordshire NHS Trust. In August 2021 he was appointed Honorary Professor of cultural heritage and community leadership for the Department of Community Development at Wolverhampton University. Patrick was awarded an OBE in 2012 for his work on tackling health inequalities in ethnic minority communities.
Charlotte runs a small business, and is a Windrush activist. She was born in Essex. Charlotte’s father, Thomas, was born in St Lucia, and came to the UK at the age of seven. She has campaigned extensively on his behalf since the Windrush scandal broke, particularly on the issue of occupational pensions, losses of which are not reimbursed under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Manvir Kaur Grewal
Manvir is a writer and academic at the University of Westminster. She is mostly interested in socio-legal theory and inequalities, taking an intersectional lens with a focus on belonging and decolonial thought in the legal profession and higher education.
Event: Black History Year event on impact of the Windrush Scandal
Date: 20th June 2022 / 6pm – 7:15pm
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/windrush-tickets-331057982337