Team

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Ife Thompson

Founder

She has over 4 years of experience working with her community, she is committed to ensuring the Black diaspora in the UK and beyond thrive. She is also an Outreach Worker for the Rooted Project.  Due to her commitment to working within her community; she has regularly seen how the effects of institutionalised racism has devastated her community and  She is currently training to be a Barrister to help challenge and redress these injustices.

Ife is also trained as a Mental Health first aider and has worked a Youth Worker. She has a wealth of knowledge on useful early prevention mechanisms and knows how to respond to somebody during crisis. She previously was an Education Law and Criminal Paralegal and a Family Law Advocate. She has a wealth of experience is applying the law to facts and being a competent advocate.

Email me: hello@blamcharity.co.uk

Toyin Yakub

Safeguarding Lead

She has a good understanding of how negative imagery effects how people perceive  themselves and works with BLAM to promote positive narratives about Black Britishness.

She currently holds a masters in Psychology. She is also hands on and is key point of call in organising and planning all our Hub and Rooted Project events.

Email me: Hello@blamcharity.co.uk

Chioma Wuche

BLAM Project Officer

Chioma is a sociology graduate with a vast understanding of the intersect of race, class and identity politics. She is currently leading on our Hub Events management. She ensures that we constantly are finding new talent that can be used for our HUB sessions. She also promotes and works on growing BLAM’s Partnerships. She is also an Outreach Worker for the Rooted Project.

Frankie Chappell

Researcher

She ensures we have all the relevant information about the Black British community in the UK and she often writes summaries on sections within the black community we need to focus on.


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