Category Archives: Communities and societal policy

My community and enterprise research

Project Mali, Manchester, 7.4.16

Project Mali, Manchester is part of a national research project called Project Mali: A Place To Call Home led by the Ubele Initiative with support from Goldsmith’s College, London and Locality. Project Mali examines what can be done to increase the sustainability … Continue reading

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My Education Research with Making Education a Priority (MEaP), 2.4.16

As part of my research activities with MMU’s Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster, we hosted our first symposium on the importance of supplementary education for the BAME communities and the relevance of the recent education white paper Educational Excellence … Continue reading

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UCU Day of Action on Race Equality, 10.2.16

Today was our inaugural event to raise the profile of the effects of racism in Higher Education. I had the privilege of sitting on the organising committee for this event and facilitating one of the Group Theme discussions. You can … Continue reading

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Book Chapters alert: My creative enterprise work that uses Liberation Psychology, 24.12.15

Towards emotional well-being through Liberation Practices: A dialogical approach Edited by Gillian Hughes & Taiwo Afuape Routledge: London I have written two chapters for this volume; ‘“Keeping it Real”: Liberation as the link between creativity and resistance’ and ‘Holdin’ On: … Continue reading

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Manchester Metropolitan University in partnership with BBC Outreach to host event for national humanities festival, 15.11.15

  Update – 15.6.16 You can watch the trailer for the film, here. MMU Press   NEWS RELEASE – KEEPING IT REAL? Being Human Festival 2015 I am really having a great time working on this project (via our Critical … Continue reading

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Cultural Democracy Network: Dr Clennon from MMU joins the Steering Committee, 21.9.15

You can read the post here. You can watch a video about Cultural Democracy and its importance in Education, as well as across the whole spectrum of social inequalities, here. Please visit my Academia.edu page

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My interview on Peace FM about my book Urban Dialectics, The Market and Youth Engagement: The ‘Black’ Face of Eurocentrism, 11.9.15

Here is my interview with Anthony Downer of Searchengine 365 Related Posts Book Release – Urban Dialectics, The Market and Youth Engagement: The ‘Black’ Face Eurocentrism, 22.1.15 Black Men and Racial Patriarchy, SOAS, London, 20.10.14 Please visit my Academia.edu page

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Two Case Examples using Participatory music as a Therapeutic metaphor in a community mental health setting, 1.6.15

Here is a paper I wrote about Two Case Examples using Participatory music as a Therapeutic metaphor in a community mental health setting in the UK In this practice report we explore the application of community music in a drop-in … Continue reading

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Two Case Examples using Participatory music as a Therapeutic metaphor in a community mental health setting, 1.6.15

Here is a paper I wrote about Two Case Examples using Participatory music as a Therapeutic metaphor in a community mental health setting in the UK In this practice report we explore the application of community music in a drop-in … Continue reading

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Participation in community arts: Lessons from the inner-city, 28.5.15

Here is the paper, Participation in community arts: Lessons from the inner-city from our conference presentation in Brazil, 2014. This very much also relates to my previous A taster of the potential of the catalytic nature of the Arts towards Social Justice … Continue reading

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