About us

BSWN is a BAME-led organisation that delivers race equality work through undertaking robust, BAME-led research into the social and economic issues that affect BAME communities; the development of voice and influence mechanisms that locate BAME people in an equal dialogue with decision-makers; the brokering and development of relationships and collaborations that deliver real race equality work on the ground and in the corridors of power; and the development of mechanisms and projects that facilitate BAME communities utilising their own agency in social and economic development.

Our vision

 A society in which inequality and discrimination on the basis of racial or ethnic categorisation is wholly and completely absent.

Our Mission

To be a driving force for racial equality in the South West and nationally through releasing the agency and voice of BAME people such that they can utilize robust research, lived experiences, and innate knowledge to influence decision -making, increase their economic and social capital, and construct a more equitable and prosperous society for BAME people everywhere.

Our Values

  1. Equity
  2. Inclusivity
  3. Justice
  4. Fairness
  5. Honesty
  6. Accountability