Mind in Haringey are excited to announce a new partnership with Black Thrive.
Black Thrive has been working with partners since 2016 to address the inequalities that Black people face throughout their lives which negatively impact their mental health and wellbeing. These include poor experiences and outcomes in education, employment, housing, health, social care and the criminal justice system.
Black Thrive will use their National Lottery funding to start working with Mind in Haringey to extend and deepen the work of Black Thrive Global. With a vision of a world in which, across the UK and beyond, Black people thriving is the norm, Black Thrive and Mind in Haringey’s partnership
Black Thrive Haringey will seek to continue to the vision of Black Thrive Global and work collaboratively with people, projects, and organisation in Haringey to improve outcomes for all black communities in Haringey.
We are so excited to be part of Black Thrive’s vision of how to effect positive change in our Haringey community.
Lynette Charles CEO of Mind in Haringey
What is it?
The partnership works to address inequality within the borough by bringing together different organisations and individuals to address issues around mental health, employment, and training within the community.
We work strategically and collaboratively to improve outcomes for Black community members in Haringey.
– To improve relationship between the Police and the Black Communities
– To Improve the treatment of Black communities engaging with the Mental Health services
– To share information and resources to help reduce the health inequalities faced by Black communities in Haringey
– Collect Qualitative data that will help express the voices of those affected by inequalities in Haringey.
– Empower and support local organisations
Be part of the Vision
We are eager to get the view of professional and service users from the black community and supporting communities to help us achieve our goal and mission.
We are looking to work with:
– Professionals in Mental Health, education, employment, housing, health, social care and the criminal justice system.
– Service users and those with lived experience of mental health inequalities who would like to share their view and be a part of our data research
– Local businesses, organisations, practitioners who would like to take part in our events and service providers database
If you would like to be a part of the Black Thrive Haringey vision, please send an email to [email protected]
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style.