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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 Black African and Caribbean people in work fell by 22,000 in the same period (a 3 per cent drop). continue >>>
A unique opportunity has arisen for a capable and enthusiastic individual who shares our values to work for one of the UK’s leading social businesses.
Make your voice heard to stop Immigration Bill creating a "hostile environment" for immigrants and all people of colour.
Read the latest blog 'Peers are left to head off racist Bill' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.
Yet again we are at the mercy of the House of Lords. After the Immigration Bill passed the House of Commons with only 16 MPs voting against it, we are again in the situation where we are reliant on the House of Lords to head off damaging, dangerous and badly thought-through legislation. continue >>>
An opportunity for voluntary and community sector organisations to engage with public authorities on the Public Sector Equality Duty and shape mental health services for BME&R people.
Read the latest blog 'The Council of Somali Organisations shows the way' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.
I recently attended an inspiring conference that brought together Somali community organisations with a variety of service providers organised by the Council for Somali Organisations. Many community organisations are unable to...... continue >>>
Read the latest blog 'The Immigration Bill – it just gets worse!' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.
The Immigration Bill is without doubt the most damaging piece of legislation for race equality and community relations that has gone before Parliament in the last 30 years. It is now over...... continue >>>
Read the latest blog by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.
Well here we are in January 2014 and the tidal wave of Romanian and Bulgarian benefit tourists hasn’t materialised. Farcical New Year scenes at Luton Airport of MPs and journalists staking out arrivals from half empty planes arriving from Sofia and Bucharest (and discovering two new arrivals both of whom had already been offered jobs), shows how laughable discussions about immigration have...... continue >>>
Between November 2011 and October 2013 ROTA delivered the Shaping the Future seminar series, which considered some of the main challenges facing London’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) children and young people, following a difficult economic period and wide-spread policy reforms and public spending cuts. The 500 participants agreed some progress had been made in addressing racial inequality in our country since Stephen Lawrence was tragically murdered in 1993.
‘London for All’ is a London Councils’ funded project to capacity build London’s voluntary and community sector.
The partnership project, led by London Voluntary Service Council, offers insight and learning, plus understanding of the practical application of such expertise. The other partners are Race on the Agenda, Women’s Resource Centre, HEAR and Lasa.
‘London for All’ can help your organisation strengthen its knowledge and skills, work more effectively and efficiently, deliver more accessible services and better support service users
We are surveying your organisation because you have either accessed a specific service such as a training event run by any of the five partners or received a news bulletin from us.
The project has been going since April 2013 and this survey is to find out what you think of ‘London for All’ so far so that we can evaluate our service to you and develop the service to meet your needs.
Please take 15 minutes to give us your feedback and at the end please leave your email address if you would like to be entered into a prize draw to win £50 John Lewis vouchers.
Access the survey here. Deadline for responses is Friday January 31st.
In relation to all the questions please think of your experience of accessing any of our services i.e. as a result of attending a training course, a workshop, a conference or benefiting from any other activity delivered through 'London for All' by any of the partners.
More information on 'London for All' is available here.