Diversity Lewes Resource Centre

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Diversity Lewes Resource Centre

Diversity Lewes Resource Centre

Diversity Lewes By Diversity Lewes

A resource centre where members can borrow Books,Magazines,DVD's,CD's and Language learning softwares that has a diverse leaning and multi- Cultural.

Lewes Idea stage

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This space will be used to train,learn,teach,chill out and enjoy the vast array of material and resources that at present is not available at the local libraries. Refugees can come and read bi-language early learning material ,polish up on language skills and attend classes too. We want to create a space where ethnic minorities and the community will feel safe to hold talks workshops or entertaining events.

What we'll deliver:

  • Shelving for books
  • Electronic catalogue with borrowing software
  • Staff enumeration

Why it's a great idea:

Lewes is are very middle class white historically oriented In the Sussex Downs town. The energence of an ethnic minority population is increasing and the resource centre will cater for the needs that at the moment are not available.

Steps to get it done:

  • Purchase the resources needed to stock the resource centre.
  • Appoint a Librarian

We are in negotiation with various interested groups like The Lewes Supporters of Asylum Seekers and refugees to do a partnership deal with the schools and Universities locally so that we can create an interactive hub as a one stop shop to cater for the various needs of newly arrived ethnic minorities.Like a welcome centre and safe space.

Location Lewes

Lewes has 9 other projects and £355,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Lewes Town and the surrounding areas

Council

East Sussex County Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £6,455

Wages - £3,500 (54%)
DVD - £1,000 (15%)
Software - £700 (11%)
Books - £500 (8%)
Magazines - £200 (3%)
Other - £555 (9%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

54%
Wages
£3,500
15%
DVD
£1,000
11%
Software
£700
8%
Books
£500
3%
Magazines
£200
9%
Other
£555
  • Spacehive fees
    £260
  • Transaction Fees
    £243
  • VAT
    £52

Total £6,455

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