Mind the Gap! Discussion & After Party

Wed 18th Apr at 4:00pm - Wed 18th Apr at 8:00pm

Join LiverpoolSU for a discussion with leading figures working on BAME inclusion, brought together to discuss the attainment gap and inclusivity within Higher Education. Hosted by your SU President Yasmin Ibrahim, this debate will bring together 5 key speakers from NUS, Operation Black Vote and Local Parliament giving you the opportunity to learn more about the gap, ask questions & find out how to make change with your Students’ Union.

Join us after the discussion for a celebration of diversity event with live music, spoken word and traditional food. Tickets include entry to the after party event with:

Live music from dub duo Scratchylus & Empress Reggae
Spoken word performance by legendary reggae poet Levi Tafari
Free buffet of delicious Caribbean curries from traditional street food vendor Eat Up Gud

Debate: 4.30pm – 5:45 pm, John Foster Building

Meet up: 6pm onwards at The CASA, Hope Street

PANEL SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

• Ilyas Nagdee, Black Students’ Officer at NUS

• Sanjee Perera-Child, CEO of the Athena Project, a mentorship programme for female BME scholars in Higher & Further Education in the UK. Trustee at Plymouth Marjon SU

• Cllr Anna Rothery, Mayoral lead for Equalities / Alumni of Operation Black Vote

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