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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.
46% of ethnic minority children are living in poverty in Britain.
For every £1 of White British wealth, Indian households have 90-95p, Pakistani households 50p, Black Caribbean 20p, and Black African and Bangladeshi households have 10p.
Black people are 18 times more likely to be stopped and searched under Section 60 than their white counterparts.
Fewer than 1% of students at GCSE level study a book by a writer of colour.
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.
Systemic racism and environmental injustice are two sides of the same coin - we can’t tackle one without tackling the other.
Falling Faster shows how and why Black and minority ethnic people are disproportionately suffering from poverty and income disparities amidst the cost of living crisis.
'Over-policed and under-protected' reveals the full scope of police presence in UK schools.
The myth of meritocracy for women of colour in the workplace
Supporting schools to make the teaching and learning of English Literature more inclusive
What we can learn from movements that have made change – as well as those who have fallen short – for our changemaking efforts today.
We are proud to work with partners as diverse as the communities we represent.
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’.
We Move 2022 - a race equality and migrants’ rights summit.
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In January, Holocaust survivor and educator Joan Salter MBE challenged Home Secretary Suella Braverman over the divisive language she used against refugees. A video of the encounter went viral and has been viewed millions of times. In an interview carried out before the BBC-Gary Lineker row, Joan talked to journalist Kitty Melrose about escaping the Nazis, her Holocaust education work, and how language used by politicians can increase hatred and racist violence in society.Read blog post
Despite being disproportionately impacted by the climate emergency globally, Muslim communities are under-represented in the climate movement. A new campaign – Two Billion Strong – aims to change that and encourage more Muslims to speak up against climate injustice, as Zahrah Vawda and Nazia Sultana explain.Read blog post
Children facing racist bullying at school need support from teachers, but many don’t get it, according to Dr Maria Sapouna, Dr Leyla De Amicis and Professor Loris Vezzali, the authors of a new international study.Read blog post
The arts, culture and heritage sector in rural areas of the UK must do more to engage Black communities, says communications and engagement consultant Elma Glasgow.Read blog post
Cuts to legal aid – which helps people meet the cost of legal advice, family mediation and representation in court – are hitting Black and minority ethnic communities the hardest and the situation is set to get worse. Angela Jackman KC (Hon) explains why urgent action is needed.Read blog post
Amid further deaths in the Channel, demands for a public inquiry into the shocking treatment of people seeking asylum at the Manston processing centre, and reports that dozens of asylum-seeking children have been kidnapped by criminal gangs from a Brighton hotel managed by the Home Office, Mark Davies of the Refugee Council calls on the government to take urgent action to resolve the crisis.Read blog post
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