At the start of 2020, our team could not have imagined that the Black Lives Matter movement, which in recent months has swept across both America and the UK, would become a catalyst for change in our organisation.
It has been inspiring to hear how organisations and communities have responded to the COVID crisis and rallied to support those in need of extra support.
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Evidence has shown that because deeply entrenched inequalities exist in Gloucestershire, people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities are less likely to do as much physical activity as the government recommends. As such, our scope of work has grown to include working with people from minority ethnic communities.
Jan Bowen-Nielsen, Chair of the board of trustees at Active Gloucestershire, reflects on the new CEO of Active Gloucestershire, the relationships forged and the challenges faced.