The last few months have seen some big changes for CASS, and we’re now recruiting for two posts! Both roles are until September 2021, but may be extended subject to continued funding We’re looking for a new manager, based at Wellspring Settlement and working 28 hours per week. You”ll manage the development and delivery of…

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We are living through a few months with festivals which centre around light, marked by some of the world’s religions: Hanukah, Kwanzaa and Christmas, for example. Perhaps we need light – a symbol of hope – more than ever at this point in 2020. The Hindu Festival of Light, Diwali, is on 14 November. This…

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October is Black History Month, a series of events and celebrations showcasing the past contributions and present reality for Black People in the UK. The month of celebrations has been officially recognised in the UK since the 1980s, and is usually a chance to promote Black voices and Black cultural contributions. This year, Black History…

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CASS have been working closely with Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) and local volunteers to produce resources in community languages about Covid-19 and the lockdown. These were made to address the need for information for non-English-speaking people in the community, mainly those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic who…

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Many people have been dreaming about lockdown easing pretty much since it started. However now the prospect is on the horizon lots of us are starting to feel quite conflicted. We’ve all had to find ways of dealing with reduced social contact, and have built the adjustments into our lives and our routines; however frustrating…

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The CASS team have been very saddened by recent events in the US, and by some of the reactions to Black Lives Matter protests around this and wider racial injustices in the UK. We understand and acknowledge the upset, frustration and fear people in Bristol, especially from Black communities, are feeling. Coupled with the disproportionate…

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