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Free two day training: Using the Equality Act 2010 to promote race equality for children and young people in Hackney

19th and 20th November 2012, Springfield House, Hackney

This training is part of a range of activity being delivered in response to discussions at the 2011/12 Shaping the Future: Race and racism in 21st century Britain seminar series. Participants will be supported to take action against the key inequalities facing children and young people highlighted at the Hackney seminar.

Only 14 places are available for Hackney groups whose work benefits children and young people, so please book quickly.

Day one: Getting your house in order...Read more

Refugee Week spotlight on Tamil-speaking migrants

Tamil Community Centre/Tamil Oral History Project Refugee Week programme announced

In 1958 the Tamil oral history project’s (TOHP) first UK story began with an unlikely journey from Colombo to Notting Hill. In a twist of irony, riots in these two capital cities were the (dis)order of the day, bridging the experiences of minority ethnic communities across continents and oceans.

Almost fifty-five years later, Tamil-speaking people are still making the long journey from Sri Lanka to the UK. Between 18 and 24 June 2012, Refugee Week will celebrate the...Read more

Through the generations: project aims

With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, and a host of volunteers, the project aims to:

Conserve and communicate the stories, memories and reminiscences of different generations of Tamils in London Provide a space for different generations of Tamils to exchange their memories and experiences in intergenerational reminiscence sessions Encourage and facilitate an understanding of, and participation in, the collection of heritage materials with 15 community volunteers

The project also aims to:

Raise public awareness of the history of Tamil migration to, and...Read more

Stephen Lawrence Memorial Service

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust have a few places left on our guest list for the Memorial Service on the 24 th April.

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust are delighted to extend an invitation on behalf of Doreen Lawrence and her family, to come together and remember Stephen at a Memorial Service on Tuesday 24th April 2012.

The service will mark both Stephen’s life and the partial justice achieved by the Lawrence family, after 18 years of campaigning. The service will be conducted by the Reverend David Cruise. If you would like to attend the Memorial Service, please email...Read more