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Free Media Training workshop - Effectively utilising Social media

Do you understand the difference between a re-tweet and an Instagram moment? Has your organisation already embraced social media? Do you know which platform is the most effective to reach your audience? Are you using all of them, or none of them?

Free Media Training workshop - Effectively utilising Social media

24 January 2020

In these turbulent political times, it is more important than ever for organisations in the sector to raise their profile by engaging effectively with the media.

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ROTA AGM 2018/19 and "Tackling Informal Exclusions" Conference

Race on the Agenda hereby gives notice to its members that our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the financial year 2018/19 is scheduled to take place on Monday 20th January 2020 at Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA.

Registration for the AGM will be from 4.30pm and the formal AGM will begin at 5.15pm prompt. Refreshments will be provided.

Before the AGM, there will be a special conference from 2pm: Unofficial, Unrecorded and Illegal: What to do about informal exclusions from school?

Key Note Speakers Dan Rosenberg, Simpson Millar Solicitors...Read more

New Research: Mind the Gap: Choice, opportunity and access in Higher Education for UK-domiciled BAME students

Since 2018, ROTA has been researching student choice and disadvantage in Higher Education with reference to UK domiciled BAME students. In May 2019, the Augar Review of Higher Education was published. ROTA’s full report, containing a Commentary on the Augar Review.

In response to the Augar Review, ROTA is concerned that:

Reducing the fee level to £7,500 is unlikely to be a major influencer of student choice. Lowering fees is not the whole picture in the student decision-making process. Students make choices based on other factors: l ocation of university,...Read more

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

ROTA's and Race Equality Foundation's submission to the Mental Health Act Review 2018

ROTA's and Race Equality Foundation's submission to the Mental Health Act Review 2018. Following on from a wide consultation and our Institutional Racism and the Mental Health Act Review conference on 1st June 2018, hosted at University of East London. Read the submission HERE .

We would be grateful if you could show your support by signing up here, and tweeting #MHEquality #MentalHealth4AllRead more

Volunteer vacancy at Black Heroes Foundation

Black Heroes Foundation are currently looking for a Volunteer PA to the Chair/Volunteer Bookkeeper, who is able to provide timely and accurate bookkeeping records. This can be a home-based role.

The Black Heroes Foundation is a registered charity that uses The Arts to celebrate Black Heroes, educating, motivating and empowering its beneficiaries. We create exhibitions, shows, films, workshops and other events that we take to the communities. We are based at Battersea Arts Centre, and have held events at the Tate...Read more

Avocado+ Funders Den 2019 hailed as a great success

This year, the Avocado+ event was held in the prestigious surroundings of London’s Living Room at City Hall on 4th October 2019.

The idea of the event was for six small Black, Asian, Minority-ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) charity and voluntary organisations to pitch their business ideas to the representatives of funding bodies assembled on the night – in a similar style to the BBC TV programme the Dragon’ Den. The organisation with the presentation that appealed to the panel of funders the most, would be awarded a package of assistance.

The event was hosted by the Deputy Mayor...Read more

September 2019 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, our partners/supporters 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 November 2019, please contact the Office Manager, Saifur Valli at...Read more

The Coalition of Race Equality Organisations send an open letter to the Home Secretary “Priti Patel please don’t politicise the police”

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ROTA PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 23 August 2019

The Coalition of Race Equality Organisations send an open letter to the Home Secretary “Priti Patel please don’t politicise the police”

A coalition of 20 race equality organisations has sent an open letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel.

The letter reads …

“We the undersigned wish to express our grave concerns regarding the recent announcements by Home Secretary Priti Patel on the 3rd and 11th August 2019, that have removed the enhanced Section 60...Read more

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