Membership

 

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A complete list of Sunderland Black and Minority Ethnic Network full Members is shown below (in alphabetical order). Where our Member has a website a click-able link is provided which will open a new window to take visitors there. Sunderland Black and Minority Ethnic Network’s  Directors  are drawn from these Member organisations.

We would ask our members to check their details regularly to ensure they are up to date.

Disclaimer – we do not have any responsibility or control over external content. If you wish to raise an issue regarding external content please take the matter up with the organisation concerned who, we are sure, would provide their full cooperation to resolve the matter.

Current Official Sunderland BME Network Members

 

Friends of the Drop In (FODI) – click here to visit our Member’s website

International Community Organisation of Sunderland (ICOS) – click here to visit our Member’s website

New Horizon

Pakistani Islamic Community Centre

Sangini – click here to visit our Member’s website

St. Alphonsa Syro Malabar Catholic Community – click here to visit our Member’s website

Sunderland Bangladeshi Community Centre – click here to visit our Member’s website

Sunderland Sikh Association

United Community Action

Young Asian Voices (YAV) – click here to visit our Member’s website

 

Becoming a Member

If any organisation wishes to become a Member of the Network (which confers a voting right at Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings) it is open to eligible Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community organisations active and located within the area of benefit.

Membership is currently free. To be eligible the organisation must:

Have objectives, which are congruent with those of Sunderland BME Network and have completed application forms as prescribed by the Directors, fully declare any conflicts of interest and agree to completely abide by Sunderland BME Network’s Code of Practice.

And either:
Have a Management Committee comprised of 50% or more BME people.

Or:
Have more than 50% of its staff/volunteers who are BME people.

Or:
Have more than 50% of its members/users who are BME people.

Or:
Demonstrate to the discretion of the Directors that they promote BME interests in the area of benefit.