Meet the SDC Team

We are here for Somerset’s Diverse Communities

Michał Pużyński

Somerset Diverse Communities Manager

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Michal has been working with ethnically diverse communities through various non-profit organisations for over a decade.With his personal and professional experience related to the challenges faced by minorities,Michal has joined CCS in 2019 as a BAME Community Engagement Officer and is now the Somerset Diverse Communities Manager, where he and his team enjoy supporting minority ethnic groups in becoming independent and successful.

Jusna Mustafa



Somerset Diverse Communities Community Enabler

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Jusna is the Community Engagement Officer working with ethnically diverse communities in the South Somerset and Mendip areas. I am a qualified Social Worker and have lived and worked in Somerset and Dorset supporting ethnically diverse communities and promoting racial equality.

Kirsten Rushby

Somerset Diverse Communities Community Enabler

Delivering the Health Inequalities project

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Kirsten  completed a degree in Social Policy at Manchester University and moved to Somerset 15years ago. Kristen worked in the voluntary sector for over 30 years, working with individuals and communities offering tailored solutions and infrastructure support. Kristen has a broad knowledge of local services, project development, funding, strategic planning and facilitation.   

Janine Evans

Somerset Diverse Communities Community Enabler

Delivering the Interfaith and Belief network across Somerset

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Janine has worked extensively in interfaith and intercultural dialogue/engagement in Australia and South Africa, Janine brings expertise to Somerset. She builds stronger communities, by encouraging understanding of faith and belief communities around us.