Jasmine has a degree in International Relations and Journalism from UWE. She is a broadcast journalist for BBC Bristol and a broadcast journalist and co-ordinator with Ujima radio. As one of Bristol’s Green and Black Ambassadors, she has worked to achieve a more diverse environmental sustainability community. Her work with Up Our Street has included widening participation research for Bristol University and research and community engagement around planning for Bristol University’s Temple Quarter Campus.
Kuba is a doctoral candidate in geography at the University of Exeter with a focus on citizenship, participation, rights, and spatial justice. He also works as a community researcher and research manager, most recently leading an evaluation of the BAME community sector in Bristol, conducted by the Black South-West Network. He led Up Our Street’s community research team working on the Wellbeing Report, and continues to contribute to Up Our Street research as an associate. Occasionally, he also facilitates Up Out Street events.