a consortium of Nine (9) South Asian Community owned community centres in Kirklees.
about at the beginning of 2005, the nine South Asian owned community organisations
came together to develop a proactive consortium to advocate for and achieve social
inclusion for the communities the members represent
about as a grass roots proactive response to challenge and overcome common issues
and problems experienced by South Asian communities who, for a variety of reasons,
are unfairly excluded from some of the opportunities enjoyed by the majority of
motivated by the fact that the needs of the communities are not new, yet there
is lack of progress made by statutory, public and private sector agencies in meeting
the needs of South Asian communities in Kirklees.
are actively committed to seeking out ways in which we complement each other to
enhance the quality of life for the communities we represent.
to provide solutions from a community perspective by working in partnership and
by engaging with the Public Sector; focusing initially on community safety, education,
employment & skills, health, social exclusion and youth disaffection.
to be an effective voice for local concerns.
the knowledge that the communities are not passive but are the most able to identify
the issues and provide their own solutions to needs and is determined to be a
key in the decision and policy making areas that impact on South Asian communities
be a recognised, consulted and representative authority on issues relating to
our communities at local and national level.
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