Author Archives: Ornette D Clennon

About Ornette D Clennon

Composer, Musician, NCCPE Public Engagement Ambassador. Dr Clennon is also a Visiting Research Fellow in the Research Centre for Social Change: Community Wellbeing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Professor at the Federal University of the Amazonas.

Trailblazing MEaP receives inaugural accreditation award from Manchester City Council — 18.5.19

In response to a policy brief suggesting extra funding for addressing some of the issues raised in the Integrated Communities Green Paper, Manchester City Council (MCC) has received DfE funding to pilot their own accreditation scheme for supplementary schools. This … Continue reading

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Project Mali Enterprising Leaders, 27.4.19 — Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster

The Ubele Initiative and Locality’s national report entitled “A Place Called Home”, highlighted an urgent need for BAME communities to be offered targeted support, advice, capacity building and investment to enable them to retain and build sustainable community business models … Continue reading

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Why ‘Whiteness’ Matters in the Real World, 22.2.19

World Day of Social Justice, 20.2.19 Please click on the image for the piece     The discourse on ‘whiteness’ at first glance seems like an extremely academic and niche discussion. In public discourse, the term ‘whiteness’ usually prompts bewildered … Continue reading

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My Whiteness Meme

  An attempt at creatively distributing a distillation of some of my critical race scholarship research.  

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EU Commission Report on “Being Black in Europe” 28.11.18 — Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon I was invited to contribute to the policy forum discussion that explored the policy implications of the Being Black in Europe report. Report Launch in the European Parliament We’re getting started at our #BeingBlackinEU … Continue reading

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Book Alert – Black Scholarly Activism between the Academy and Grassroots: A Bridge for Identities and Social Justice, 22.7.18 (28.9.18)

Update Published 26.9.18 “This is a timely and important book that expertly combines personal narrative with nuanced theoretical analysis. Black Scholarly Activism between the Academy and Grassroots is a deeply engaging work that urges the reader to consider the possibilities … Continue reading

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The Laura Flanders Show: SPECIAL REPORT Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland, 20.6.18

My bit starts at 10:23 For more details, here. Please visit my Academia.edu page

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Manchester Supplementary School Network (MSSN) Policy Brief: Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper, 22.5.18

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon and Jan Bradburn (Manchester City Council) Related Posts Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 10.5.18 Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 2.5.18 Executive Summary Read full … Continue reading

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Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 10.5.18

  Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon with Jan Bradburn (Manchester City Council) Related Post Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 2.5.18 As you can read our second set of discussions were wide ranging and will … Continue reading

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Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 2.5.18

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon with Jan Bradburn (Manchester City Council) As you can read the discussions were wide ranging and will be the basis for a Manchester City Council collective response to the Government Green Paper on Integrated … Continue reading

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