Fearless Futures: The importance of activism and allyship
Chantelle is a lecturer, writer and activist. Chantelle will talk about her personal story of campaigning for change, the challenges she has faced and why it was so important to establish the Merseyside Black Lives Matter Alliance. Chantelle will also talk about how being an active ally is so important in the fight against racism.
Chantelle Lunt is a writer, lecturer, PHD Researcher and activist. She has a professional background in Public Services, including her work in policing and children’s social care. Chantelle writes poetry, screen plays and articles. She has completed the BBC Writers Room, writer development project and is currently developing the script that came from this. Chantelle is the Chair of Merseyside’s BLM Alliance and Merseyside Alliance for Racial Equality CIC (MARE). MARE is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting racial equality, across Merseyside, through grassroots community-led work. Chantelle is also a Labour Town Councillor for Halewood North ward.
Welcome refreshments from 12 noon. Workshop runs from 12:30- 1:30pm.