In partnership with the University of Reading, Runnymede has launched a new website called Romans Revealed, which looks at just how diverse Roman Britain was.
We are inviting ideas and proposals for films & the project evaluation for our new campaign 'End Racism This Generation'
Runnymede has launched the first race equality scorecard in Kingston.
The Scorecard project is an innovative way of collecting and monitoring data on racial inequalities and will enable local partners and stakeholders to hold service providers to account for racial inequalities in their areas.
The Runnymede Trust hosted its annual race debate in January, with this year's event focusing on whether racists have the right to be heard.
You can now watch the video in full of the debate by clicking here.
Runnymede has responded to the Government's consultation on measuring child poverty.
David Lammy elected chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Race
13 July 2011
The Labour MP David Lammy has been elected as the new chair of the All Party Group on Race and Community, which has just held its AGM. The meeting also featured Equality and Human Rights Commission chair Trevor Phillips as guest speaker.
Baronesses Ece and Whitaker were also elected as new vice-chairs of the group, joining long serving vice-chairs Lord Sheikh and Lord Lester.
At the meeting, Trevor Phillips addressed parliamentarians and attendees, speaking on issues including the importance of an equal economic recovery, in which all groups benefit from the creation of new jobs.
Runnymede currently acts as secretariat for the group.
More details of the session are available on the APPG Race and Community page, including an updated list of members and a summary of the AGM.
The latest review of the National Curriculum by the Government proposes that no BME cultures or individuals are learned about until pupils are 11 years old.
Omar Khan, our Head of Policy Research, gave evidence at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia on the 21st March.
We are inviting ideas and proposals for website design, films, social surveys & project evaluation for our new campaign 'End Racism This Generation'.