News & Events

2011-09-01 17:01

The Norwich and Norfolk Racial Equality Council has folded after 18 years, after making a net loss of £42,000 in the last financial year and becoming “unsustainable”.

The Runnymede Trust have called this closure "a disaster for the people of Norfolk".

2011-08-31 16:48

An e-petition to Government has been launched against the eviction of convicted rioters from their homes. Petition to stop convicted rioters being evicted

Do we understand the implications of making people homeless and the potential long term consequences, the petition asks?

2011-08-22 14:32

Group shotMembers of the BME VCS Coalition including V4CE have written a letter to the Guardian, calling on the Government to draw up a race equality strategy that provides leadership in the wake of rioting.

2011-08-22 11:23

Vandna Gohil, Director of Voice4Change England.Listen to our Director, Vandna Gohil, speak to the BBC about the UK riots. Whilst it's too early to draw simple links between rioting and spending cuts, we need to understand the unrest as happening within a context of inequality, Vandna argues.

2011-08-17 14:40

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2011-08-16 15:54

Community MattersFollowing the success of last year get ready to mingle with fellow community organisations and members at the Community Matters annual event.


2011-08-15 15:16

MEDIA RELEASEAction for Deafness

15 August, 2011


Call to empower ‘hidden’ BME Deaf and Hard of Hearing community

Thousands of people with a varying degree of hearing loss from Black, Minority and Ethnic (BME) backgrounds across Leicester and Leicestershire are missing out on support services, according to a leading D/deaf charity.

2011-08-15 14:44

Stonewall and Runnymede Trust are seeking BME lesbian, gays and bisexuals as part of their study about discrimination in public services. What sort of experiences have you had when seeking help from public service providers, such as when you’ve applied   for social housing or have sought any sort of welfare or education advice? Stonewall and Runnymede Trust want to hear from you.

2011-08-02 10:49

Children on a deprived estate.A consistent theme in the work of the Third Sector Research Centre is the uneven capacity of communities. Their quantitative research has begun to show how these patterns relate to underlying social and economic conditions. 

2011-07-26 11:13

One North West On April 1st at the Zion Centre in Hulme, One North West and the Centre for Local Economic Strategies held a joint policy roundtable. This brought together expertise around race equality, economic development and place. The roundtable involved participation from leading academics, representatives of the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) voluntary and community sector (VCS), local politicians and also local council officers to ask: ‘where next for race equality at the local level?’