Diversifying Parliament: Black Labour Women Lead the Way

18 Jun , 2014  

Dawn Butler, Labour's Parliamentary candidate for Brent Central reports on the Labour Black Women's Network's first policy forum and training day.

On Saturday 7th June the Labour Black Women’s Network met for its first National Policy Forum and training day.

Labour Black Women’s Network (LBWN) is a community collective and was co-founded in 2010 by activists Caroline Alabi, Mandy Richards & Florence Nosegbe.

It was established to encourage, assist and support black women of African and African-Caribbean origins within the Labour Party, who wish to stand for party and/or public office by providing practical hands-on campaign support, peer-mentoring, advice and information via grassroots community organisation, targeted training seminars and conferences.

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