Activities

Coordination

  • Coordinate forum member organisations and pooling resources in order to realise potential synergies.

 Advocacy and representation

  • Takes a representational role on local policy decision-making and other health advisory and/strategic forums.
  • ¬†promote the interests of all black communities with a focus on African communities and providing a point of contact to the Black organisations that provides health and well-being service to people who are hard to reach

Policy work

  • Influence local policies in order improve the conditions of Black communities with a focus on African communities
  • Providing a point of contact and consultation between Black communities with a focus on African communities and local health consultative processes
  • Collecting latest and relevant health research for members and monitoring and evaluating members activities

Partnership building

  • Support the collaboration between black community organisations with a focus on African community organisations
  • Provide a platform for forum members for learning, sharing their experiences
  • Facilitate working relationships with other voluntary organisation

Organisational capacity building and technical support

  • Identify capacity building needs among members and refer to appropriate service providers sourcing or identifying resources or specialists to help members to continue to improve service delivery in areas such as financial sustainability, premises, technical support and specialist advice