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Section Committee
Voting closed 1 year ago.
Position information: 
Number of vacancies: 1

Candidates

Ikeoluwa Adeniji-Fashola

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Ikeoluwa Adeniji-Fashola
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Kendall Field-Pellow

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Kendall Field-Pellow
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Why am I the candidate for BME Rep?

My name’s Kendall (aka Kenny) and I’m running for the position of Black and Minority Ethnic Representative on the LGBT+ committee. I am active members of the ‘UCL: Fund Our Mental Health Services’, ‘UCL, Cut the Rent’ and ‘Fossil Free UCL’ campaigns in addition to being a member of UCL Amnesty International Society and a volunteer in UCL Marrow and was the winner of the title of volunteer of the month in my first month at UCL. I already have experience with representing the LGBT+ community as during sixth form I was an active member of my school’s ‘Pride Society’. My involvement in these show just how important I regard social justice and standing up for those whose voices are not always heard. As representative, I would:

• Be an approachable

• voice for those who identify as LGBT+ and/or BME since from my personal experience I know this is not always easy and can present many struggles.

• Campaign to

• encourage a safe and welcoming environment across campus for all, especially those who are LGBT+ and/or BME.

• Understand

• the importance of supporting the UCL Student Hardship Funds, including the Accommodation Hardship Fund won by ‘UCL, Cut the Rent’, for those who receive less support from home, which can be the case for those in the LGBT+ and/or BME communities - for example

• a student who identifies as LGBT+ (especially BME as well) could be unexpectedly estranged from their ...

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