'Anti-Racist Action in Arts & Wellbeing: Exploring Health Inequalities' - Resources
Resources from our 'Anti-Racist Action in Arts & Wellbeing: Exploring Health Inequalities' roundtable
Delivered in partnership with the Race Equality Foundation, Flourishing Lives, and the Anti-Racist Action Group (ARAG) in Arts & Wellbeing, the workshop focused on: health inequalities and the experience of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities; anti-racist action; and inclusive practice in arts & wellbeing services.
Here are the resources that were shared during the session:
- The Slides and Additional Resources from the roundtable, with kind permission from the Race Equality Foundation.
- The slides and resources: explore the drivers/causes of health inequalities; share evidence on health inequalities experienced by Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities; explore health inequalities at the intersections of race and older age; and explore actions that can/should be taken to address health inequalities and promote better wellbeing for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.
- The additional links and references build upon the areas of focus that were discussed in the roundtable, with many thanks again to the Race Equality Foundation for kindly collating and sharing that additional information.
- Please do also sign up to the Race Equality Foundation’s Health Equals campaign at https://healthequals.org.uk/.
Many thanks again to Jabeer Butt OBE (CEO, Race Equality Foundation) for designing and facilitating the session.
Many thanks also to the members of our Anti-Racist Action Group (ARAG) in Arts & Wellbeing Services for their help and guidance in the strategic planning and implementation of our inclusive practice workshops, training and roundtables: Leandra Box (Programme Manager at The Race Equality Foundation), Connie Bell (Cultural Producer, Theatre Director & Founding Member of Decolonising the Archive), Christine Goodall (Network Coordinator at the HEAR Network), and Will Nicholson (Co-Founder and co-facilitator of the Southwark Culture Health and Wellbeing Partnership).
About the Race Equality Foundation
The Race Equality Foundation are a national charity tackling racial inequality in public services to improve the lives of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.
About The Anti-Racist Action Group in Arts & Wellbeing:
The Anti-Racist Action Group in Arts & Wellbeing is a group of representatives from arts, wellbeing and race equality charities – including Flourishing Lives, HEAR Network, Race Equality Foundation, Decolonising the Archive, and Southwark Culture Health and Wellbeing Partnership – who partner with ethnically and culturally diverse organisations, facilitators, community groups, participants and people to share their knowledge, expertise, learning and lived experience to support the wider arts and wellbeing sector to explore anti-racist action, and develop wider engagement in the arts and mental health. The aim is to facilitate conversations, deepen understanding and identify opportunities for change.
This roundtable was the second session in a series of workshops and roundtables kindly funded by The National Lottery Community Fund which will support Flourishing Lives and the Anti-Racist Action Group to explore a range of topics, issues and anti-racist actions over the next 2 years to help advocate for inclusive practice across the arts and wellbeing sector.