On this page you'll find the minutes, presentations and resources relating to the Voluntary, Community, Faith & Social Enterprise (VCFSE) Sector Mini Race Impact Summit (MRIS) Steering Group

    Birmingham Race Impact Group (BRIG)

    • BRIG is a consortium of activists and academics who have worked for many years to promote racial justice in Birmingham
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    • Visit https://www.wearebrig.co.uk/

    Themed Mini Race Impact Summits (MRIS):

    Birmingham Race Impact Summit, 25 May 2022

    Birmingham VCFSE Mini Race Impact Summit, 5 December 2022


    • Brian Carr, Chief Executive Officer, BVSC (Birmingham Voluntary Service Council)
    • Jagwant Johal, Secretary, BRIG (Birmingham Race Impact Group)
    • Alison Mohammed, Director of Services, Shelter 
    • Mary Foulkes, Director, Equity, Inclusion and Culture, Shelter
    • Karl George MBE, Partner & Head of Governance, RSM
    • Sarah Vibert, CEO, NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)

    Download speaker biographies

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    VCFSE MRIS 05.12.22 Agenda

    Draft VCFSE MRIS Position Paper:
    Draft VCFSE MRIS Position Paper 28.11.22

    Updated position paper coming soon – see Meeting notes and papers for latest version!

    Celebrating South Asian Heritage Month, 25 July 2023

    • BVSC supported the Birmingham Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector to celebrate and raise awareness of South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) which runs from 18 July to 17 August by holding an online event where speakers from organisations across the city told the story about their organisation.

    Find out more: https://www.bvsc.org/News/celebrating-south-asian-heritage-month-2023 

    Download the Presentation (opens as pdf)

    Meeting notes and papers

    Meeting, 23 May 2023


    Video recording


    Draft VCFSE MRIS Position Paper 23.05.23

    Draft 10 Year Race Equality Delivery Plan 23.05.23

    Draft VCFSE MRIS Position Paper 03.05.23

    Meeting, 22 August 2022


    Video recording


    Draft VCFSE MRIS Position Paper 22.08.22

    Positive Action Across the City

    Meeting, 28 April 2022

    Video recording



    Meeting, Thursday 3 March 2022


    Steering Group Meeting

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