Making education a priority – sowing seeds for success
Introducing the Women Of The Soil project
The histories of activism tend to ignore black women. They have been taken for granted and assumed to have a passive role. Women Of The Soil is a heritage project which focuses on the professional achievements of local Black women and their activism within the community from the 1980’s to the present day. It also looks at the ways in which Louise Da-Cocodia has influenced their professional/political /cultural development.
This project is aimed at inspiring the next generation(s), especially young women; to not only empower themselves but also think of the wider community. It is also committed to ensuring that the voices of Black women and girls of all ages can be heard.
As a part of the Women Of The Soil project a number of workshops took place for young people's development ... View Page
Louise Da-Cocodia Education Trust was funded by Heritage Lottery Fund to work in partnership with First Cut Media and Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust on the Women Of The Soil project to produce a documentary and resources.