Learning Coffee Making Skills at a Probarista Class.

Earlier this month, our MESH and Community Learning projects offered participants the chance to take Probarista training at One Church. MESH provides training and employment advice and opportunities to people from ethnically diverse backgrounds in Brighton and Hove, and this training was a great opportunity to learn a useful skill. In these classes, MESH Members learned from expert trainers … Read more

Circus Fun at Preston Park for Migrant Families

During half term TDC’s Equalities team held a special free Flying Seagulls circus show in Preston Park. The event was for the children and families of women who attend our Multicultural Women’s Cycle Club during term time. We had beautiful weather and were delighted to have 70 parents and kids come along to join the … Read more

The Impact of TDC’s Migrant Support Hub

“When I came to Brighton, I was like a plant pulled from its land, I was afraid people couldn’t understand me, I couldn’t understand them and I didn’t have confidence. In Jordan I had my work, culture, friends, possessions, but here, nothing, we begin from zero, this is very hard for us. MESH made these … Read more

TDC’s Vaccine Confidence Programme Reaches Out

As lockdown eases and vaccination provides more protection, TDC has been working with vulnerable communities to support vaccine confidence.  We have been out and about talking about vaccination with  people from different communities. Our social prescriber Maha and volunteer Clare have visited a local Mosque, providing information to encourage people to get vaccinated as soon … Read more

Reviewing the First Year of Community Roots

TDC is one of the partner organisations of Community Roots, a network of non-clinical mental health services that help people find the right support for them. This network is the first of its kind in Sussex. One of our key aims is to ensure that no matter where people enter the mental health system, they can … Read more

BAME Employment and Skills Fair – CANCELLED

BAME Employment Fair Brighton

UPDATE Monday 16th March 5pm: EVENT CANCELLED On behalf of the BME Employment and Skills Steering Group, we’d like to let you know that after much deliberation, we have taken the decision to cancel the BME Employment and Skills Fair event on Wed 18th March. Although a challenging decision, the steering group felt that in … Read more

Community Roots update

Community Roots Brighton

By Sayanti Banerjee, BME Community Development Worker.  Community Roots is a network of 16 organisations providing services and resources to support mental health across Brighton & Hove. The services are all person-centred, responsive and flexible and are designed to meet people’s needs, help them manage their mental health and realise their full potential. TDC is … Read more

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