latest news & announcements

Free Advice, Support and Representation to Parents/Carers

Since CEN's inception in 1999 we been providing Free Advice, Support and Representation to Parents/Carers of Children who are at risk of exclusion or have been excluded from school.

It is clear the whole exclusions issue in London schools is URGENT and needs immediate attention as we are mindful that the situation where Black pupils are still more likely to be disproportionately removed from the mainstream education and children with SEN are nearly...Read more

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

The Equality and Diversity Forum sent an open letter to all Members of the House of Commons concerning the general duty of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and caste discrimination. Read the letter here .Read more

ROTA now has a blog site

We have now introduced a blog site where staff and volunteers will post new blogs regularly to keep you up to date on what is happing at ROTA.

Read our blogs here .Read more

Government changes to the family migration rules

On 11th June 2012, the government announced significant changes to the family migration rules in the UK. The key changes, which largely came into force on 9 July 2012, include a new income requirement of £18,600 for people wishing to sponsor a partner to come to the UK, an extended period (from two to five years) before spouses and partners can apply for settlement in the UK, and a review of the application of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights to immigration cases.

The new rules are preventing many thousands of people from exercising their right to a family life...Read more

Tamil generations website now online

Race on the Agenda (ROTA) and the Tamil Community Centre, Hounslow are delighted to announce the launch of the Through the generations: Tamil oral history project website.

Visit the website here is a multimedia record of the one-year Tamil oral history project conducted and narrated by different generations of Sri Lankan Tamils in London.

The film vignettes, interview snippets and images featured on the site recast some of the...Read more

ROTA welcomes new Chief Executive

Andy Gregg joins Race on the Agenda in January 2013 as Chief Executive, after a period working as a consultant with a number of voluntary organisations.

He was Chief Executive of the Charities Evaluation Service between September 2010 and the summer of 2012, and before that held the same role at LASA.

Andy said: “I am really looking forward to working with ROTA. It is an organisation that I have long admired. There is currently an increasing attack on the whole Equalities agenda. ROTA will play a key role with our partners in resisting these attacks and at the...Read more