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Kenya Airways is the national airline of Kenya. The carrier is based at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, and operates an extensive network of regional services within Kenya and Africa as well as flights to Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Kenya Airways became a member of SkyTeam in Jun-2010.Website: www.kenya-airways.com/keTwitter: @KenyaAirways on Twitter
The Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) is the oldest organisation of African, Asian and Caribbean lawyers in the UK. SBL is a dynamic organisation, committed to the Charles H. Houston philosophy that as lawyers, we have a responsibility to ensure that each generation does more to help its community than the previous generation. SBL works positively towards achieving this end goal.Website: www.societyofblacklawyers.co.ukTwitter: @BlackLawyersUK on Twitter
The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) is a continental membership forum for African lawyers and lawyers’ associations. PALU was founded in 2002, by African Bar leaders and eminent lawyers, to reflect the aspirations and concerns of the African people and to promote and defend their shared interests. It brings together the continent’s five regional lawyers’ associations, over fifty-four national lawyers’ associations and over 500 lawyers.Website: www.lawyersofafrica.orgTwitter: @AfricanLawyers on Twitter
Blaksox was formed on October 1st 2015, the first day of Black History Month in Britain. It was as a result of four public events concerning the increasing levels of violence impacting London’s Black communities, particularly the women and young people. Nearly 2000 people attended those events. The initial £219.54p that kick started Blaksox was raised at the community event in Lewisham, organised by Sharon Hunter Cobbina as a consequence of the local killings of two young men within a two week period. The event was opened with a speech by Lee Jasper hyper link to the speech, and closed by Viv Ahmun, who called for the 450 people in attendance to support the creation of a social action movement dedicated to the community ‘doing for self’.Website: www.blaksox.comTwitter: @BlaksoxSox on Twitter
At our core Operation Black Vote exists to ensure we have greater racial justice and equality throughout the UK. We work specifically, but not exclusively within the democratic and civic framework to deliver our objectives. We seek to inspire BME communities to engage with our public institutions in order to address the persistent race inequalities we face in areas such as: education, health and employment. Our work spans a number of areas including voter registration, lobbying politicians, mentoring schemes and political leadership programmes.
Our work began in July 1996 (16th) at the House of Commons, as a collaboration between two organisations: Charter88 which campaigns for democratic reform; and the 1990 Trust a national generic policy research and networking organisation.
After 19 years of campaigning our voice is now heard at the highest level of Government both nationally and locally, but perhaps of greater importance is the fact that we are often viewed as a beacon of hope and support for our own communities.Website: www.obv.org.ukTwitter: @OpBlackVote on Twitter
The National Black Police Association seeks to improve the working environment of Black staff by protecting the rights of those employed within the Police Service and to enhance racial harmony and the quality of service to the Black community of the United Kingdom. Thereby assisting the Police Service in delivering a fair and equitable service to all sections of the community.Website: www.nbpa.co.uk/Twitter: @NBPAUK on Twitter
The Metropolitan Black Police Association was born 22 years ago in September 1994.
Its inception came at a time when Black and Asian Officers and Staff were a rarity and underrepresented in the MPS, in the areas of Rank and Specialism.
As the MPS has grown, so have we; we are now represented by over 4000 Officers. The Metropolitan Police Service is starting the journey of reflecting the communities that it serves.
The ambition for the MPS is to mirror the 40% of London from diverse backgrounds and the MetBPA and its membership are on hand to help with the task. Although representation for gender has increased and is on an upward trajectory we will remain focused on ethnic diversity within the strand and will champion other protected characteristics.Website: www.metbpa.org.uk/Twitter: @MetBPA on Twitter
Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups. Each year, Human Rights Watch publishes more than 100 reports and briefings on human rights conditions in some 90 countries, generating extensive coverage in local and international media. With the leverage this brings, Human Rights Watch meets with governments, the United Nations, regional groups like the African Union and the European Union, financial institutions, and corporations to press for changes in policy and practice that promote human rights and justice around the world.Website: https://www.hrw.org/Twitter: @hrw on Twitter
Kerandi Manduku & Co. Advocates is a dynamic law firm established and licensed to practice law in East Africa region. We provide legal consultancy services nearly in all spheres of law.
Strathmore Law School (SLS) is one of the constituent schools of Strathmore University (SU), a leading non-profit private university in Kenya, which aims at serving the Kenyan society to the best of its ability. SU holds a peerless reputation for quality in academic and professional education as well as personal formation.
The idea of a top-notch law school in Kenya was incubated at SU in 2004 when several young legal scholars were sponsored to do their postgraduate degrees in law at some of the most prestigious law schools in the world. The dream became a reality when SLS was officially launched on the 28th of April 2012. SLS has an exciting combination of local and foreign legal scholars, advocates and legal experts who provide each student with the practical and analytical skills needed to transform society from within.Website: https://www.law.strathmore.edu/Twitter: @StrathmoreLaw on Twitter
A truly international school, with a large diversity of cultures and backgrounds, Hillcrest is built on a philosophy of inclusion, cooperation and mutual respect for each other as well as an awareness and confidence in ourselves.
Our mainstay is to nurture confident, well adjusted, socially responsible young citizens who have respect for, and make the most of, the richly varied environment and community in which they have the privilege to live and learn.Website: http://www.hillcrest.ac.ke/Twitter: @HillcrestKE on Twitter
OSIEA is a part of the global Open Society Foundations network. Founded in 2005, OSIEA plays an active role in encouraging open, informed dialogue about issues of public importance. We support individuals and groups to participate in matters that affect them in order to demand fair treatment, delivery of services and accountability from their leaders and institutions.Website: https://www.osiea.org/Twitter: @OpenSocietyEA on Twitter
The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is Kenya’s premier bar association, with membership of all practicing advocates, currently numbering over fourteen thousand members.
It has the mandate to advise and assist members of the legal profession, the government and the larger public in all matters relating to the administration of justice in Kenya.
The Society was established by an Act of Parliament – The Law Society of Kenya Act (Chapter 18 of the Laws of Kenya). The Law Society in its present form was formed in 1948 by section 3 of the Law Society of Kenya Ordinance, 1949. That Act was later repealed by the current Law Society of Kenya Act, which came into force on 30th October, 1992.Website: http://www.lsk.or.ke/Twitter: @lawsocietykenya on Twitter
Our mission is to establish a community of ordinary radicals working for justice and compassion.
We work holistically to support some of the most vulnerable communities – ensuring equitable access to justice, health and education.
By helping people to realise their rights we can empower the change-makers themselves. Together we can inspire and lead positive transformation, building a platform from which to share innovation and inspire entire nations.Website: https://africanprisons.org/Twitter: @africanprisons on Twitter
We are a hub of advisers and providers of inspirational education, accreditation and consultancy services who think globally and act locally. We design solutions to plug the excellence and inequality gaps and prepare young people and the adults around them for global learning and success.
We are members of the Choices Consortium and a UK Learning Provider registered with Ofsted, passionate about helping schools and students raise attainment. Our partners and associates have extensive experience of education in the UK and abroad, at classroom and senior leadership level in independent and state schools, specialist services (PRUs etc.) and awarding bodies.Website: http://www.aspireeducationgroup.com/Twitter: @aspireprepuk on Twitter