We’ll be running free in-person and online Salon events in October 2023 for AMA members who self-identify as Melanated Global Majority*.
Each Salon event will allow Melanated Global Majority members to:
- Immerse themselves in a safe space to decompress and celebrate each other
- Provide support and information to centre their experience of being an AMA member
- Share how to sign up to be part of the Affinity Group**
Who is this for?
AMA members who self-identify as Melanated Global Majority*.
How do I sign up?
Please complete the form below to receive more information about the Affinity Group Salons when the events go live on our website.
Register to hear more from the AMA about the Affinity Group Salons
*Global Majority is a collective term that refers to people who are Black, Asian, Brown, dual-heritage, indigenous to the global south, and or have been racialized as ‘ethnic minorities’. Globally, these groups currently represent approximately 80% of the world’s population.
(Source: Rosemary Campbell-Stephens MBE, Leeds Beckett University)
**An Affinity Group is a group of people linked by a common purpose, ideology or interest. Affinity groups play a vital role in ensuring an inclusive environment where all are valued, included and empowered to succeed.
(Source: University of Pittsburgh)
AMA definition of an Affinity Group:
A formal AMA group that connects members.