This is a new network for voluntary and community sector organisations and community groups led by a majority BAME teams (and/or) serving predominantly BAME communities, and not for profit social enterprises working for the benefit of their local communities.


  • To be a collective voice, increasing the influence, representation and active engagement of Southwark’s BAME communities in the decisions and policies that affect them, and improve how services are commissioned and delivered.  

  • To advocate on behalf of Southwark’s BAME communities in their dealings with public sector agencies and other statutory and non-statutory organisations. 

  • To provide peer support, helping organisations to develop their thinking, skills and infrastructure to maximise their impact.  

  • Skills/capacity to deliver learning sessions to the sector.

Want to join?

If you would like to be part of this network, please contact [email protected]