We’re celebrating Black Joy this Black History Month

This Black History Month, we're celebrating Black Joy! Black Joy will be an evening showcasing and celebrating stories from Southampton's African, Caribbean and black British communities. It will be the culmination of a month-long Mobile Storytelling programme where participants learned to create, film and edit stories using a mobile phone for the very first time. … Continue reading We’re celebrating Black Joy this Black History Month

Our founder invited to speak at her former university

Our Version Media's founder, Veronica Gordon, has been invited back to her former university, the University of Southampton as part of its Speaker Series. She will be in conversation with the Social Impact Lab's, Dr Pathik Pathak, to discuss her journey as a social entrepreneur with students and guests. The event coincides with International Women’s … Continue reading Our founder invited to speak at her former university

Supporting local leaders’ mission to create a more inclusive city

Our Version Media has teamed up with national equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) consultancy, Inclucive, to bring a three-part EDI training programme to Southampton. This online programme will support senior leaders and EDI leads of community-facing organisations with embedding anti-racism, inclusion and allyship into their organisation’s foundations. Details: Training for Leaders: Anti-Racism, Unconscious Bias and … Continue reading Supporting local leaders’ mission to create a more inclusive city

7 easy and effective ways to promote your community event

1. Don't waste time writing a press release You're running a community event and you want to promote it. You send a press release and sit back waiting for your event to hit the news. Guess how many of their 1000s of viewers, listeners and readers will hear about your event? None. Zero. Why? Because … Continue reading 7 easy and effective ways to promote your community event