Support the Majonzi fund by buying a limited-edition sculpture by renowned artist Carl Gabriel

From left to right: Carl Gabriel, Yansie Rolston & Patrick Vernon

Yansie Rolston a founder of BameStream and Patrick Vernon met Carl Gabriel who is a renowned Carnival Artist and artist in residence at the Yaa Centre in West London who has donated one of his limited-edition sculptures based on Ghanaian’s Adinkra symbols for the Majonzi Fund.

We have plans to auction this in the new year however we are willing to accept any favourable offers if someone wishes to acquire this please contact Patrick Vernon patrickvernon@btconnect.com

Please find out more about Carl’s work carlbgabriel@yahoo.co.uk

Good Grief Journal – Available to watch until 15th December 2020

Grieving for Justice

Living in a world rife with injustice, how can we make space for collective grief? Can grief be a force for positive change?

In this important and timely discussion, our panellists consider how we can be more sensitive to the grief of those who have been silenced. We consider those who have suffered, and who continue to suffer, due to injustice and inequality.

We welcome the Rt Hon. Stuart Lawrence, who runs the Stephen Lawrence Trust. Stuart is the younger brother of Stephen, the British teenager murdered in a racially motivated attack in 1993.

Patrick Vernon OBE is social commentator, campaigner and cultural historian with senior experience in mental health, public health, heritage and race equality. In 2018, Patrick kick-started the campaign for an amnesty for the Windrush Generation.

Kathryn de Prudhoe lost her father to Covid-19 in April 2020. Kathryn now lobbies Government on investment in bereavement counselling to help those bereaved by the pandemic.

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KROMANTI Rum supporting the MAJONZI Fund

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on Black communities. Whilst there is still some exploration of the causes underlying this, the very real impact of disruption in cultural practices leave families with a sense of unfinished business and feelings that they may not have paid the loss the recognition it deserves. Under Covid restrictions, there are more restrictive arrangements on getting together for those left behind.

Kromanti Rum is raising funds for the Majonzi Fund  through donations in reward for a bottle of Kromanti signature Rum.  Patrick Vernon OBE and Ubele Initiative  established the Majonzi Fund in April 2020 to provide small grants to help families, work colleagues, community groups so they can organise memorial events for BAME individuals who have died as a result of covid19. They are also raising money for the development of BAMEstream who are providing cultural appropriate bereavement support. Further details  Majonzi Fund 

This fundraiser will support National Grief Week  (Dec 2nd – 8th Dec), and especially highlighting the impact of deaths within Black communities.

A £45 donation will reward the donor with a bottle of Kromanti Rum and a contribution to the The Majonzi Fund.

To redeem you will be provided with a Special code to use on the Kromanti website   where you can confirm your delivery details.

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