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Volunteer vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Volunteer

ROTA is seeking an exceptional volunteer to assist the Active Lives, Healthy Minds Project Managers with monitoring and evaluation.

The monitoring and evaluation volunteer will be assisting on the Active Lives, Healthy Minds project, which is a mental health and wellbeing project that works with four BAMER community groups in West and North London Eritrean, Nepali, Somali and Tamil. The project aims to improve mental health and the wellbeing of members of the communities and supporting them to...Read more

Volunteer vacancy: Mental Health Equality Campaigns and Policy Volunteer

ROTA is seeking an exceptional volunteer to assist the Active Lives, Healthy Minds Project Managers on the Mental Health Equality Campaign.

The Mental Health Equality Campaign was set up at the start of 2018 in response to mental health inequalities experienced by racialised groups and is composed of an ever-growing network of various Black, Asian and Minority, Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) groups in North West London and beyond....Read more

ROTA AGM 2017/18 and "Brexit for BAME Britain?" conference

Following our Annual General 2017/18 on 22nd November, ROTA held a special conference on "Brexit for BAME Britain?" The event saw the launch of our research briefing on the potential impacts of Brexit on Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. The event was streamed live on twitter and our youtube channel.

The conference was chaired by Debbie Weekes-Bernard, Deputy Mayor for Integration, Greater London Authority (GLA).

Watch the full conference here:

See the running order and speaker bios...Read more

Volunteer vacancy: Differentiated fees in Higher Education

ROTA is seeking a volunteer to assist us with a project on Differentiated fees in Higher Education.

Job purpose

This project explores the effect that the proposed introduction of differentiated fees in Higher Education courses will have on students from UK BAME communities. It will include a comparative study of practice in countries outside the UK, interviews and case studies with university admissions tutors and with current and prospective students.

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Communicating about race equality

Race on The Agenda, Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) and The Runnymede Trust are working together to understand the communications capacity and needs of the race equality sector in London and to – hopefully – create more opportunities to collaborate on messaging on race equality.

We’re keen to hear not only from BAMER groups, but also those working on anti-racism agenda and race equality. We’ve created this short survey to gain a sense of capacity and we’d be really grateful if you could take 10 minutes to complete it. Feel free to circulate to any groups you work with...Read more

September 2018 ROTA Policy E-Newsletter

Read the latest September edition of our Policy E-Newsletter now available HERE . This is our quarterly newsletter full of information about our work and what is happening around the sector in relation to race equality.

If you have something you would like to include and publicise in our next issue, scheduled for December 2018, please contact the Office Manager, Saifur Valli at saifur@rota.org.uk...Read more