Croydon BME Forum

Croydon election hustings in 2015: time for community groups to ‘put up or shut up’

Posted on January 14th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 12 comments

Jonny Rose wants YOU to revolutionise local politics

2015 stands as an important year for Croydon as it is the year of the general election.

Whatever your thoughts about voting, politics and politicians, it’s inescapable that 7th May 2015 stands as the best opportunity for everyday Croydonians to influence the laws and edicts devised and pronounced in the Houses of Parliament over the next … Read More »

Event preview: African History+@Croydon, Saturday 22nd November at Matthews Yard

Posted on November 10th, by Kwaku in Culture. 1 Comment

Kwaku introduces the upcoming African History+ event, which will explore music, race and other societal issues in Croydon

One of the events of this year’s Croydon Heritage Festival was the ‘Look How Far We’ve Come’ community talk, co-organised by Croydon Radical History Network (CRHN) and African Histories Revisited (AHR). It consisted of the screening of the ‘Look How Far We’ve Come: Commentaries On British Society And Racism’ … Read More »

Croydon Assembly: building a campaign for Croydon residents’ real needs

Posted on November 3rd, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Sean Creighton anticipates the inaugural meeting of the Croydon Assembly, committed to working for real change locally

With a general election due in May next year, Croydon Trade Union Council (CTUC) believes it is time to fight back against the attacks on the standard of living of the majority of Croydonians and the running down of services they need to use, and against the obsession … Read More »