Here are some resources for your information:

LGBT+

Hidayah LGBT+

Hidayah LGBT+ is an organisation for LGBT+ Muslims to meet, share resources, and campaign together to increase visibility and acceptance. They offer community and educational workshops as well as safe spaces to meet and socialise with other LGBT+ Muslims. They meet on the first Thursday of every month, 6pm, at the LGBT Foundation building on Richmond Street.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hidayahlgbt/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HidayahLGBT

Website: https://www.hidayahlgbt.co.uk/

Email: info@hidayahlgbt.co.uk

 

Rainbow Noir

Rainbow Noir is an organisation for QTIPOC (Queer, Trans and Intersex People Of Colour) to meet, socialise and organise in a safe space. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month, 7pm, at the LGBT Centre in Sidney Street Cafe.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rainbownoirmcr/  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RainbowNoirMCR

Email: rainbownoirmcr@gmail.com

 

NUS LGBT+ Campaign

The National Union of Students' (NUS) LGBT+ Campaign connects LGBT+ activists from Universities and Colleges across the country. It's an opportunity to share resources, ideas, and shape the agenda of national student politics. They have two full-time officers and a committee of volunteers that you can chat to, and a lot of guides, workshops, talks and skills training.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nuslgbt/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NUS_LGBT

Website: https://www.nusconnect.org.uk/liberation/lgbt-students

Email: lgbt@nus.org.uk

 

LGBT Foundation

The LGBT Foundation is a community organisation that provides a wide range of services, supporting LGBT+ people to increase their skills, knowledge and self-confidence to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing. They offer specific services for groups such as women, bi+ people, trans people, and more.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LGBTFdn/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LGBTfdn

Website: https://lgbt.foundation/

Email: info@lgbt.foundation

 

The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust is based in the LGBT Centre on Sidney Street (in Sidney Street Cafe). They focus on empowering young LGBT+ people through youth groups, peer support, delivering training and events, campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Proud-Trust-54214655716/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheProudTrust

Website: https://www.theproudtrust.org/

Email: info@theproudtrust.org

 

Action for Trans Health

Action for Trans Health is a nationwide campaign for democratic trans healthcare. They have a solidarity fund which redistributes money to trans people who need it, and do various other forms of advocacy work, including engaging with medical professionals about trans health through workshops, compiling lists of doctors known to be good with trans patients, assisting people to complain about malpractice, and more.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/actionfortranshealth/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/act4transhealth

Website: https://actionfortranshealth.org.uk/

Email: info@actionfortranshealth.org.uk

 

BME

NUS Black Students’ Campaign

The National Union of Students (NUS) Black students’ campaign is the largest organisation of Black students in Europe and represents all students of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage. They campaign on issues affecting Black students at a local, national and international level, connecting activists across the UK. They have a full-time officer and a committee of volunteers you can talk to, and a lot of guides, workshops, talks and skills training.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nusBSC/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nusBSC

Website: https://www.nusconnect.org.uk/liberation/black-students

Email: black@nus.org.uk

 

Northern Police Monitoring Project (NPMP)

The Northern Police Monitoring Project (NPMP) is an independent campaigning and advocacy organisation to educate, empower and organise people in the face of police harassment, violence and racism. They attempt to get a bigger picture of the level and forms of police harassment in our communities, and also provide specialist legal assistance, community outreach initiatives, and educational projects, including know-your-rights workshops in relation to police ‘Stop and Search’ powers.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/npolicemonitor/

Twitter: www.twitter.com/npolicemonitor

Website: http://npmp.co.uk/

Email: whopolicesthepolice@gmail.com

 

The Black Narrative

The Black Narrative is a platform empowering young black people to share their personal stories, and combat stereotypes. They interview young black people from all over the UK, and document that journey.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theblacknarrative/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBlackNarrative

Website: https://www.theblacknarrative.co.uk/

Email: theblacknarrative@outlook.com

 

Black Activists Rising Against Cuts (BARAC)

Black Activists Rising Against Cuts (BARAC) is a national campaign against austerity that focuses on the disproportionate impact of cuts against black workers, service users, and communities.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blackactivistsrisingagainstcuts/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/baracuk

 

Operation Black Vote

Operation Black Vote campaigns for a fair, just and inclusive democracy. They seek to inspire BME communities to engage with public institutions in order to address the persistent race inequalities faced in areas such as education, health and employment. This spans a number of areas including voter registration, lobbying politicians, mentoring schemes and political leadership programmes.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OperationBlackVote/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OpBlackVote

Website: https://www.obv.org.uk/

Email: info@obv.org.uk

 

RAPAR

RAPAR (Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research) is a Manchester-based human rights organisation working with displaced people facing challenges relating to citizenship, housing, deportation, employment, education, personal safety and other problems. They enable people’s access to the services they need, assist in the formation of community groups, and develop research projects and learning opportunities that advance the general body of knowledge about displaced people.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RAPAR-267568679980896/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/raparuk

Website: http://www.rapar.org.uk/

Email: admin@rapar.org.uk

 

Rethink Rebuild

Rethink Rebuild is a Manchester-based non-profit organisation that works towards improving the lives of refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants in the UK, and helping them become positively established within British society. They focus primarily, but not exclusively, on the Syrian community.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RethinkRebuildSociety/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rethink_Rebuild

Website: http://www.rrsoc.org/

Email: info@rrsoc.org

 

Rainbow Noir

Rainbow Noir is an organisation for QTIPOC (Queer, Trans and Intersex People Of Colour) to meet, socialise and organise in a safe space. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month, 7pm, at the LGBT Centre in Sidney Street Cafe.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rainbownoirmcr/  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RainbowNoirMCR

Email: rainbownoirmcr@gmail.com

 

DISABILITY

Sisters of Frida

Sisters of Frida is a collective of disabled women looking to discuss, share experiences and explore intersectional possibilities. They fight for a future in which disabled women are empowered, celebrated, informed, connected, and valued.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sistersoffrida/?hc_location=ufi

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sisofrida

Website: http://www.sisofrida.org/

Email: hello@sisofrida.org

 

Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People

The Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) works to promote the independence and integration of disabled people in society, to identify and challenge the discrimination faced by disabled people, to encourage and support the self-organisation of disabled people, and to ensure disabled people have equal rights in society and in access to opportunities.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gmcdp

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gmcdp

Website: https://www.gmcdp.com/

Email: info@gmcdp.com

 

Manchester Disabled People Against Cuts

DPAC is an organisation fighting austerity and the disproportionate effect of cuts on disabled people. It is for activists against government policies which target the poor and those with chronic health conditions.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/disabledpeopleagainstcuts/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/McrDPAC

Website: https://dpac.uk.net/

Email: ManchesterDPAC@gmail.com

 

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