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Penny Shimmin


Sompriti Project at SCDA


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Phone: 01273 612539


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Sompriti Project at Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA) work with Lewes, Wealen and Rother district councils and East Sussex Downs & Weald and Hastings & Rother PCTs.

The aim of the Project is to empower Black and minority ethnic people, build flourishing
communities, advance race equality and challenge and address racism and related
discrimination. All our services are offered in a range of languages including
Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hindi and Urdu. Sompriti Project provides support to people
from the BME communities across East Sussex and gives confidence to BME
communities to services and ensures services are responsive to community needs:
• Bilingual support and advocacy casework;
• Information and advice to communities;
• Tradition and changes: community events and community links.

Penny Shimmin is the representative on the following partnerships:
Team East Sussex (TES)
East Sussex Environment Strategy Group