Our Work

Authoritative, evidence-based interventions to overcome structural racism

Our Work

Authoritative, evidence-based interventions to overcome racial inequality. 

Our work

Proudly independent, for over 50 years Runnymede’s esteemed research, analysis and policy development has provided the evidence to challenge racial injustice.

From broadening the curriculum to  exposing the Windrush scandal, our work is rooted in challenging structural racism and its impact on our communities. Our authoritative research equips decision makers, practitioners and citizens with the knowledge and tools to deliver genuine progress towards racial equality in Britain. 

Recent publications

Environment

Confronting Injustice: Racism and the Environmental Emergency

Systemic racism and environmental injustice are two sides of the same coin - we can’t tackle one without tackling the other.

Criminal Justice

Against Serious Violence Reduction Orders: discriminatory, harmful and counterproductive

As police forces in England and Wales pilot Serious Violence Reduction Orders (SVROs), we urge the government to scrap this new discriminatory stop and search power and behavioural order.

Policy Development

Runnymede Polls: Understanding Black and minority ethnic perspectives on protest rights and Palestine in 2024

Two thirds of Black and minority ethnic people support stronger calls for a ceasefire in Gaza and more compassion for Palestinian people

Policy Development

Creating a crisis: Immigration, racism and the 2024 general election

The mainstreaming of far-right ideas and narratives is predicated on the exclusion of people of colour, and is harming UK democracy

Employment & Economy

Falling Faster amidst a Cost-of-Living Crisis: Poverty, Inequality and Ethnicity in the UK

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.

Criminal Justice

Dear Stephen: Race and belonging 30 years on

In tribute to Stephen Lawrence’s legacy, on the 30th anniversary of his death, the Runnymede Trust and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation have partnered to look at how British attitudes have shifted in the last 30 years, and how young people are paving the way toward a more equitable future.

Resources

Resources to help equip decision makers, practitioners and citizens with the knowledge and tools they need to deliver genuine progress towards racial justice in Britain.

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Teaching resources

Designed to support teachers who are seeking to broaden their curriculum.

Podcast

Exploring why it is important to teach about race, migration and empire in schools, and how we can empower educators to do so.

Video

Explainer videos demystifying racial justice issues across a range of topics.

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