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Is “White Privilege” a useful concept in the current UK context?

Read the latest blog 'Is “White Privilege” a useful concept in the current UK context?' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.

In the United States over the last 30years a useful concept has been developed which we could do with discussing much more on this side of the Atlantic. This is the concept of ”white privilege”. As a white person I can take a .... continue >>> Read more

aMASE community survey

The aMASE community study is an online survey. It focuses on the barriers to accessing health care for migrant communities. The survey is open to all migrants, whether they are living with HIV or not. Information from this study will be used to help plan services and ensure that the best care is available for everyone in Europe, no matter where they come from.

ROTA is promoting this important survey of health care for migrant communities. Please encourage your members to participate in the survey....Read more

Consultation on specialist services policies - NHS England

NHS England (NHSE) recently launched a three-month public consultation on changes made to a number of its specialised services policies. These policies have already been subject to stakeholder engagement and comment, however, they are now consulting on the final documents. Consultation is open until 17th September 2014 .

To view the documents and find out how you can contribute your views, please visit the NHSE website . The list open for consultation are:...Read more

A letter home - Guest blog by Rob Berkeley

ROTA recently commissioned Rob Berkeley to write a position paper on the state of racial justice and equality in the UK. Rob has had a long track record in the race equality sector and until recently was the Chief Executive of the Runnymede Trust. Continue >>>> Read more

Researchers reveal that ethnic diversity is good for your health

Read the latest blog 'Researchers reveal that ethnic diversity is good for your health' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.

It has become a commonplace idea that the more ethnic diversity there is in a society the more conflict there is. Difference and diversity are seen as negative and dangerous rather than as positive and engaging. Actually this assumption is highly questionable, but of course the Sun, the Daily Mail and the continue >>> Read more

Growing inequality is no accident

Read the latest blog 'Growing inequality is no accident' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.

Voice4Change England (V4CE) have recently demanded that Chancellor George Osborne should set up an inquiry into alarming new Labour Force Survey figures showing that Black British citizens are losing out in the economic “recovery”. Rates for White people in employment rose by over 360,000 (a 1.9 per cent increase) but the numbers of...Read more

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