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November 2020 ROTA Policy E-Newsletter

Read the latest November edition of our Policy E-Newsletter now available HERE . This month’s newsletter coincides with Black History Month and fittingly there have been a number of important reports which look at elements of race equality in Britain.

Our Policy E-Newsletters are full of information about our work, our partners/supporters and what is happening around the sector in relation to race...Read more

BAMER HUB

The BAMER HUB is a FREE digital resource platform that is specifically for BAMER-led, small, and grassroots charities and social enterprises. Read more Read more

ROTA’s statement on the 2020 A-Level Results

Ever since GCSEs and A levels were cancelled due to the Corona virus lockdown, concerns have been raised about the fairness of replacing them with teacher predicted grades.

Pupils from certain race and ethnicities are often given underpredicted grades for ‘A’ Levels, and since April, ROTA along with other race equality organisations such as Runnymede Trust, the Traveller Movement, and Friends, Families, and Travellers have tried to influence the process of grading and assessments, to ensure equalities considerations are taken into account.

Whilst we were concerned that the...Read more

Coalition for Race Equality statement on the Government’s new Commission on Racial Inequalities

CORE is concerned about the announcement by the Government of a new “crossgovernmental commission” to look into racial inequalities. CORE believes that such a commission can only secure the support of BAME communities and community organisations if there is transparency and accountability about how it is set up, who is involved in it and whether there is a real commitment to carrying out any recommendations that arise from it in a timely fashion.

Read the full statement...Read more

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