Meet the staff
Belinda French – Volunteer
I am an experienced Youth and Play Worker trainer, Q.T.S (Qualified Teacher Status). I am also the co -founder of BREAD Youth Project based in Bristol, providing social education for young people. I am passionate about ending racism and inequality in all its forms. I believe this is crucial to promoting an improved understanding of the issues and how it impacts on all communities. Part of End Racism Project that I belong to is called Re-evaluation Co -Counselling. I am passionate about developing gender equality, eliminating war and any form of exploitation and oppression. I consider myself a committed activist in my community and wanting to support RA Cultural Consultancy Services, of living the dream of creating a well informed world with regard to history and the magnificent and powerful contribution of Africans to world civilisation.
My area of expertise are equalities and the need to create a healthy and stable world, child development and Co- Counselling.
Elizabeth Small – The Founder
The founder of RA CCS and Tours, Elizabeth Small is a nationally qualified Youth and Community worker. In the 1990’s she attended an 18 month OCN college course on African History World View and later attended a series of international conferences entitle, “ The Education of the Black Child” With over 15 years experience as a consultant, 20 years experience as a tour guide and 20 years experience on the issues of empowerment work with young people and adults exploring the issues of identity, gender equality and providing training for Youth, Social Workers and Teachers. Elizabeth, is also joint author of two educational resource packs and the author of a third.
Since obtaining her qualification as Youth and Community Worker, she developed her first tour entitled, “Bristol’s involvement in the Slave Trade” looking at how Bristol profited from the enslavement of Africans and the enslaved Africans who fought against this system who themselves were based in Bristol.
Working for over a decade with national children organisations, including The Children Society and Barnardos, Elizabeth has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience working as a co-ordinator, Equalities worker and trainer, she used her skills as consultant in RA CCS to become a consultant working in local Bristol schools with head teachers ensuring that the school environment was culturally inclusive and none racially stereotypical.