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For more than 50 years, we have worked tirelessly to build a Britain in which we all feel valued, enjoy equal opportunities, lead fulfilling lives, and share a common sense of belonging.
From broadening the curriculum to exposing the Windrush scandal, our work is rooted in challenging structural racism and its impact on our communities. Proudly independent, for over 50 years our authoritative research-based interventions have equipped decision makers, practitioners and citizens with the knowledge and tools to deliver genuine progress towards racial equality in Britain.
We are proud to work with partners as diverse as the communities we represent.
We Move 2022 - a race equality and migrants’ rights summit.
Access to the visual arts for Black and minority ethnic students in the UK.
75% of women of colour have experienced racism at work, and 61% report changing themselves to ‘fit in’.
The ethnic pay gap and wider employment experiences of ethnically diverse communities in the UK.
An award-winning travel writer, author and journalist specialising in Muslim heritage and culture, Tharik Hussain has written the ‘Hidden Muslim Britain’ chapter of the new Lonely Planet book Experience Great Britain – the first time the subject has been covered in a mainstream travel guide.Read blog post
As the COP27 summit continues in Egypt, an innovative new programme in the UK is providing Black and minority ethnic young people with the skills and contacts needed to thrive in the green economy. Jessica Tomico and Xavier Baker explain how it works.Read blog post
As the COP27 summit gets underway in Egypt this week it’s vital to remember that the legacy of colonialism has ensured racism and the environmental emergency are inextricably linked. Earlier this year a report by the Runnymede Trust and Greenpeace examined the impact of this discrimination and provided a rallying call for environmental justice. In a piece originally published in July by Greenpeace, climate activist and ornithologist Dr Mya-Rose Craig explores the issues.Read blog post
The Public Order Bill will make it much harder for people at the sharp edge of state violence – marginalised communities in particular – to protest against injustice, says Liberty’s Jun Pang.Read blog post
The government’s No Recourse to Public Funds policy – which prevents most people seeking asylum in the UK from accessing vital support – was one of the key topics under discussion at the Runnymede Trust’s recent We Move summit. Campaigners Solomon Adegbulugbe and Pascale Robinson explain why the policy – which the Runnymede Trust is urging Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to scrap – is so damaging and how it can be challenged.Read blog post
We are hurtling into one of the biggest economic crises the UK seen in living memory. Kathryn Zacharek explains why low-income ethnic minority households, at the intersection of multiple disadvantages, will be among of the worst hit, and what support is out there.Read blog post
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