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Join Lewisham Culture and Diversity Advisory Forum

A new forum is being established to advise the London Borough of Lewisham on how the borough can use culture to amplify black and other diverse voices and celebrate how Lewisham is strengthened by its diversity.

Posted: 10/03/2022

Lewisham Council is
seeking Cultural Professionals to join the Lewisham Culture and Diversity
Advisory Forum to, in particular:

  • To consider public requests to
    review aspects of the boroughs public realm and make recommendations into
    what legacies should be celebrated in Lewisham to improve the diversity of
    the borough’s public realm.  This will feed into the GLA Commission
    for Diversity in the Public Realm.
  • To advise how Lewisham can use
    the Borough of Culture 2022 to increase our understanding of Lewisham’s
    diverse heritage and history of standing up against racism and inequality.
  • To advise on the development of
    the Borough of Culture 2022 programme to ensure that it fully celebrates
    Lewisham’s diversity.
  • To advise on how we can improve
    pathways and progression routes for young people from backgrounds
    currently under-represented within London’s cultural and creative sectors.

Lewisham are seeking individuals with extensive knowledge of
contemporary cultural practice and/or cultural heritage in diverse communities
and a demonstrable personal or professional connection to the London Borough of

There will be a small attendance fee per meeting which will be
held quarterly. 

For further information about how to apply please contact

Applications will close on 4th September 2020.  

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