Award for Patrick Vernon community activist

Community activist and Windrush campaigner Patrick Vernon has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

Patrick has a 25-year track record working in health and care, and led the campaign for Windrush Day and amnesty for the Windrush Generation.

He received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, 20 September 2018.

The award was presented in recognition of Patrick’s contribution to the voluntary and public sector over a number of years and in particular his historical work around family genealogy and identity of migrant communities particularly African and Caribbean communities. Read More

Patrick Vernon receiving his award