Melba Wilson, OBE, FRSA, Talk on Brixton Black Women’s Group (1970s-1980s)

Melba Wilson, OBE, FRSA, Talk on Brixton Black Women’s Group (1970s-1980s)

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Date(s) - 09/10/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Wimbledon Library

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Melba Wilson OBE, FRSA,

On behalf of the Black Cultural Archives Presents:

An illustrated talk on the Brixton Black Women’s Group, Late 1970s-1980s

Melba Wilson is a freelance researcher and writer. Her work has focused on mental health policy, practice and research in relation to Britain’s black communities.   

Currently, she is Vice Chair of Advance, a housing association providing housing, employment and support to people with learning disabilities and mental health problems; and is a Director/mentor of 121 Support Community Interest Company, a not-for-profit providing mentoring in the public and voluntary sectors.

Melba is a patron of Sound Minds, a mental health service user-led charity.  She was made an OBE in 2007 for services to healthcare.

 

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