Caldmore Village Festival are planning to organise a one-day event in Walsall, which aims to value all the cultures of Walsall and to provide the opportunity for communities to come together from across Walsall to celebrate diversity and its rich cultural heritage.
Walsall Creative Factory runs a number of activities at their community arts workshop in The Butts, including an Asian Elders drop in on Wednesdays, Geeks Art Club on Mondays (an integrated group supporting teenagers and young adults with learning disabilities) and Homeless and Vulnerable drop-ins on Fridays.
Manor Farm Community Association have chosen sport as a way to bring communities together. They are keen to involve both adults and younger people. They will be using the Manor Farm venue as a place for people to come together.
brap are working with Walsall for All to deliver The Pledge - and ensure that a wide range of organisations sign up. They will provide follow up support for the participating organisations to implement objectives and ethos of the Pledge. Individuals and organisations are invited to take part by signing up to the Pledge and embed integration into their work.
The National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups will ensure Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities have a clear voice in the Walsall for All programme and the council regarding their challenges and needs. This will strengthen service provision, increase understanding in Walsall of these communities, resulting in reduced tensions and negativity towards them.
Walsall Community Transport are enabling integration and social mixing within our communities by providing free transport to people and local organisations. Transport can be a significant barrier, particularly for disadvantaged groups. Individuals and organisations are encouraged to take up Walsall Community Transport as an opportunity to offer trips and visits, in order to break down barriers. For more information visit: https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/walsall/business-guide/feature/walsall-community-transport/
Originally delivered by the National Youth Agency, “Your Voice Now” recognises young people’s potential as change makers and encourage them to develop social action projects. Kicsters have taken over this project and the opportunity continues to be open for any young people who would like to become Youth Ambassadors.