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.