African Community Engagement with Leaders of Glasgow City Council

Open Invitation To all African Community

This meeting is focused on How we the African Community can work with the councils to influence key decisions that affect us on key issues like; Tendering, Ownership of Assets (for Business or Community properties), and on proper representation in different local community councils.

How to Get Involve
Please email your Name and Mobile Number for attendance to:
Cecil Buekor: c.buekor@nextstepinitiative.org.uk or
Phone Office: 0141 440 2700

Schedule date: 25th January 2018
Time: 4 PM Prompt

About NEXT STEP INITIATIVE
Since 2009 Next Step Initiative is the charity and leading ethnic minority social enterprise that works to empower, improve and transform the quality of life of African communities in Scotland and to help train and empower young people in African emerging nations to become entrepreneurial so as to engage in trade and then be self-sufficient and masters of their own livelihoods and destinies.

 

 

Hate Crime Event

Event –           Hate Crime Event

When-           20th September 2017

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Where –        Wheatley House, 25 Cochrane Street, G1 1HL

 

We would like to invite you to a joint African Housing Forum and Polish Housing Forum meeting The theme for this joint meeting is hate crime – what it means, how people have experienced it and how we can support our tenants.

 

Wheatley Group’s Community Improvement Partnership, which includes Police Scotland and housing staff will be there to discuss hate crime and how we can manage the impact for our customers.

 

This is an opportunity to influence a major area of policy so we hope you can come along and make your voice heard. Please raise awareness of this meeting to community leaders, African Groups and other Associations that would benefit from attending.

 

Free child care is available on the premises (please let us know if you require a place in the crèche).  To book your place please contact me on 0141 274 6583, or alternatively please email me at gordon.cowan@wheatley-group.com

Character Matters: Attitudes, behaviours and skills in the UK Museum Workforce

Recognition 2016

Next Step Initiative’s Inclusive Museum Heritage Project has been recognised as a Recruitment Best Practices Model by an external evaluation Report September 2016 by BOP Consulting titled ‘’Character Matters: Attitudes, behaviours and skills in the UK Museum Workforce ‘’commissioned by Arts Council England, Museum Galleries Scotland, Museums Association, Association of Independent Museum

The researchers asked what attitudes, behaviours and skills the UK museum workforce already has and would need in the next 10 years, what is already invested and what the support looks like. The report shows where investment is most needed to best support the museum sector, and highlights areas of future development. It offers 30 recommendations in the area of recruitment, skills and knowledge, training and continuing professional development, organisational development, and sector development and shares the in-depth analysis of the current and future state with outside and inside views

Police Scotland Recruitment (August)

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Police Scotland recruitment team will be holding recruitment information days in the coming months. Alternatively you can attend one of our candidate briefing sessions.

The next candidate briefing session will be on

Thursday 11th August 2016 18.30 – 20.00 hours – Training & Recruitment Centre, Eaglesham Road, Jackton, East Kilbride, G75 8GR. When registering please provide us with your full name, date of birth, address and contact telephone number. If you are being accompanied by anyone you must also supply their details.

To reserve a place email: PoliceRecruitingUnitGlasgow@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Note: You must register to attend

On the day, attendees must bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving licence.

The recruiting team will provide an insight into the role of a Police Officer as well as giving advice on how to apply and the full selection process for both officers and special constables.

If you cannot attend the above candidate briefing session there will be other dates available for further information on police officer recruitment and candidate sessions in the West, East and North of the Country please visit our website at: www.scotland.police.uk/recruitment

Alternatively you can contact members of our diversity recruiting team:

Inspector Amar Shakoor (Jackton East Kilbride) amar.shakoor@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Sergeant Kurt Anderson (Jackton East Kilbride) kurt.anderson@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Constable Kevin Reynolds (Jackton East Kilbride) Kevin.reynolds-2@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Constable Darren Cavaroli (Fettes Edinburgh) Darren.cavaroli@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Constable Sharon Meechan (Aberdeen) Sharon.meechan@scotland.pnn.police.uk

New Employability Training Workshops

Are you unemployed and interested in a job?

If ‘YES’ read on ……

Employability Workshops

2 day Training Programme 2015/2016

Dr Rosemary Sleith will be running a new series of Employability Workshops beginning July 4th & 5th.

See the following for details:

Tenants of Wheatley Group, GHA, Cube, or Loretto see Details here

For others see Details here

 

Out of Africa – Event

Join us for a fun family day celebrating African culture with a transport twist!

Riverside Museum: Saturday 25 June 11am – 4pm

100 Penthouse Road, Glasgow, G3 8RS

0141 287 2720

Check out other events at the Riverside Museum here

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**Live African Music**     **Traditional African dance**

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**Vibrant African fashion**  **Delicious traditional food**

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Police Scotland – Your View Counts

This public consultation is for you to tell Police Scotland what is important to you in your community. You can have your say in the decision making process of Police Scotland, which is a vital tool for residents of Scotland to be able to shape the way their public services should operate.

Follow the link here to give your views in the strictest confidence and anonymity.

Police Scotland Recruitment (June)

Police Scotland recruitment team will be holding recruitment information days in the coming months. Alternatively you can attend one of our candidate briefing sessions.

The next candidate briefing session will be on

Tuesday 28th June 2016 18.30 – 20.00 hours – Training & Recruitment Centre, Eaglesham Road, Jackton, East Kilbride, G75 8GR. When registering please provide us with your full name, date of birth, address and contact telephone number. If you are being accompanied by anyone you must also supply their details.

To reserve a place email: PoliceRecruitingUnitGlasgow@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Note: You must register to attend

On the day, attendees must bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving licence.

The recruiting team will provide an insight into the role of a Police Officer as well as giving advice on how to apply and the full selection process for both officers and special constables.

 

If you cannot attend the above candidate briefing session there will be other dates available for further information on police officer recruitment and candidate sessions in the West, East and North of the Country please visit our website at: www.scotland.police.uk/recruitment

Alternatively you can contact members of our diversity recruiting team:

Inspector Amar Shakoor (Jackton East Kilbride) amar.shakoor@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Sergeant Kurt Anderson (Jackton East Kilbride) kurt.anderson@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Constable Kevin Reynolds (Jackton East Kilbride) Kevin.reynolds-2@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Constable Darren Cavaroli (Fettes Edinburgh) Darren.cavaroli@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Constable Sharon Meechan (Aberdeen) Sharon.meechan@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Employability Training March

Employability 2-day training for March will be on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 – 10am – 3.30pm

If you wish to take part, please complete application form:

NSI Employability training application form

If you are a Wheatley Group customer, such as from GHA, Cube, Loretto housing please use this form:

Wheatley Group Employability Application Form

See http://www.nextstepinitiative.org.uk/employability-training/ for details.

AFS Chief Executive Beltus Etchu appointed to Awards Panel by UNCTAD

The United Nations Conference for Trade and Development in Geneva have appointed AFS Chief Executive Beltus Etchu to their Awards panel who will select winners for the Empretec Women in Business Award 2016.
The prestigious global Award ceremony will take place during the 5000 delegate Empretec event on 21 July 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya, where winners will be receive full UN recognition.
At this televised and streamed international gathering,  entrepreneurial women, who have displayed innovative ideas, introduced new funding initiatives, demonstrated sound knowledge management and have contributed to the growth of business and employment within their respective nations, will be deservedly honoured.
UNA Scotland stated today that ”The UN appointment of Beltus Etchu to such a distinguished UN Panel of global experts, brings great credit to African Forum Scotland, to the Scots diaspora and to Scotland itself”.