April 26th, 2012

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TV Baftas: Vote Sherlock in the YouTube Audience Award


Photo credit: http://www.benedictcumberbatch.co.uk/Sherlock/series-2-promotional-photos/

YouTube Audience Award
The YouTube Audience Award is the only award voted for by the public at the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards in 2012. VOTE SHERLOCK!

The Rules:
You can only vote once.
Only your final vote will count.
You must live in the UK.

Follow the link to vote for Sherlock:
http://www.youtube.com/baftaonline
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New Internship at 99% Campaign: apply now



The 99% Campaign is run by Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS), a leading think tank with a mission to give everyone a chance to forge a safer, fairer and more inclusive society. We do this by producing evidence-based solutions to current social problems, sharing best practice, and by supporting young people to shape decision making.

IARS is currently recruiting for a 99% Campaign intern. What makes the IARS team special is commitment, drive, flexibility and teamwork and we are looking for someone with the same qualities.

Internship description:
You will support the youth-led 99% Campaign acheive it’s aims of challenging negative stereotypes of young people by: helping support the organisation of the 99% Campaign Board, which consists of high profile individuals; promote the Campaign through the use of social media; and keep track of trends in London press.

Follow the link for all the details:
http://99percentblog.org/2012/04/20/new-internship-at-99-campaign-apply-now/
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St George’s Day - The Patron Saint for multiculturalism and Black Men by Patrick Vernon


Photo credit: http://www.theafronews.eu/commentary/st-george-s-day-the-patron-saint-for-multiculturalism-and-black-men

There is an excellent article on St George by Patrick Vernon in the current Afronews. Patrick is the Chief Executive of the Afiya Trust, which is a charity that I am actively involved with, and a Labour Councillor in the London Borough of Hackney.

Follow the link to read the article:
http://www.theafronews.eu/commentary/st-george-s-day-the-patron-saint-for-multiculturalism-and-black-men
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The Umbrella Organisation is now on Twitter





The inevitable has happened and I have bitten the bullet. It had to be done as I was missing out on far too much fun!

My profile:
Rakshita Patel
@MycroftBrolly
London Theatre Geek (especially the National Theatre). Cumberbatchfan. Sherlockian. Theatre, Film and TV. Politics, race and religion. Random is fun!

The Umbrella Organisation Twitter can be found here:
https://twitter.com/#!/MycroftBrolly

If you are on Twitter you know what to do: