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Transracial Adoption in the UK: Education, Voice, and Racial Justice

There is a pressing need for resources that support adoptees of colour. Current adoption narratives often centre on adoptive parents, promoting white saviourism and neoliberal agendas. This focus undermines the needs and identities of adoptees and often ignores the trauma associated with adoption which is particularly significant for transracial adoptees, who frequently experience cultural dissonance and a lack of identity. 

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FRINGE COP28 Project: Bridging Art, Science, and Climate Justice

The FRINGE COP28 project, a collaborative effort led by Rosa Cisneros, and PhD students Yousef Saddat and Yang-Sarah B Mohama, was a unique endeavor that addressed the elitist and oppressive structures of COP28. It posed the question, ‘What Can We Do In Sheffield?’ and invited responses through a series of public events, including workshops, panel discussions, and art exhibitions. Artists, researchers, schools, and community members all contributed their unique perspectives on local climate justice efforts. The project also saw the production of a short film and a children’s book, showcasing the diverse talents and interests of the team.

Past Projects

Anti-Racist Partnership Agreement

University processes play a significant role in reinforcing hierarchical power dynamics in partnership work. Creating more equitable processes is therefore a key priority for the

Past Projects

Decolonising Education

SHARE is a group of Sheffielders working together to advance anti-racist education in our city. They connect local staff working in education, governors, parents, unions, students, educationalists and anti-racists. In partnership, they share resources and good practice, and support others in areas such as curriculum development, training provision and whole-school development.

Past Projects

Emergent Reporting in Africa

In 2022 AVP collaborated with 2 postgraduate researchers, Teté Mausse and Stephen Aderinto, on their Emergent Report in Africa Project. This project sought to produce quality television, radio and articles which centred African narratives in stories that had previously received little coverage.

Past Projects

Hong Kong Future Diaspora Part II

‘HK Future Diaspora Part 2’ is the second cycle of ‘Performing Identities’, an ambitious project led by artist and filmmaker Eelyn Lee that explores what it means to be East and Southeast Asian [ESEA] in the UK today through collaboration with other ESEA artists and wider communities.

Past Projects

Anti-Racist Partnership Agreement

In September 2022, The Centre for Equity & Inclusion commissioned artist and legal practitioner Jack Tan to develop an anti-racist partnership agreement.

We Want To Hear From You

Anti Racist Blog

We are inviting PGRs of colour to submit proposals for creative pieces that can feature on the anti-racist blog.

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