Birmingham’s future is in your hands

Do you want a say in your child's education, the policing of your neighbourhood or even the local hospitals?

If so, why not apply for the Operation Black Vote and Birmingham City Council Civic Leadership Programme.

Operation Black Vote in partnership with Birmingham City Council is delighted to launch a unique Civic Leadership Programme to nurture Birmingham’s future leaders.

The Programme is designed to encourage people from black and minority ethnicity communities to get more involved in civic and political leadership.

You will have the opportunity to observe areas of public life including:

  • School Governor
  • Magistrate
  • Councillor
  • Safer Neighbourhood Panel
  • Board of Birmingham Health Services, NHS Trust
  • Charity or NGO Board Trustee

If you are over 18, from a black or minority ethnic background, and are interested in the opportunity to become a future civic leader of Birmingham, please contact us:

Telephone: 0208 983 5430


Programme Outline
Application Form

Application deadline is midnight on Sunday 8st March 2020

Picture: Participants at an OBV magistrate seminar in Birmingham in 2009