Updated 27th August 2020

 

BLACK LIVES MATTER

SBC is committed to education and change on issues of equality and wanted provide some resources for this:

BBC Sounds Podcast about the life of the last survivor of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, Matilda McCrear (9mins)

BBC Sounds Podcast about Fredrick Douglas who escaped from slavery to become a prominent abolitionist (52mins)

Statement by Leader of Luton Council Hazel Simmons June 4th on death of George Floyd

Statement by Beds Police on June 3rd about the death of George Floyd

A short reading list

Ben Lindsay: We need to talk about race

Reni Eddo-Lodge: Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race

Robin Diangelo: White Fragility

Layla F Saad: Made and White Supremacy

 

Families – here is a helpful list of resources for helping you to chat with your child about issues of social justice

Here’s a collection of some anti-racist books for children for you to add to your shelves

Here’s something to watch that will prompt a conversation about privilege with your kids

YOUNGER KIDS        OLDER KIDS

 

Volunteering

If you volunteered in any capacity this video is for you. Link to THANK YOU Volunteers video from Community Action Beds

 

Travel advice

 

Local Authorities

We are Luton is a team of organisations who have come together to support the children, young people and families of Luton in times of crisis. This is a great central hub website to know what support there is locally.

 

Coming Up:  Luton Jobs Fair takes place on Friday 2nd October 2020 at Venue 360, 10:00am – 1:00pm.

For more information, pictures and videos on our Luton Jobs Fair please visit: https://www.thejobfairs.co.uk/network/luton/