Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children accounted for 60% of all child arrests by the Metropolitan Police in 2016. This is according to figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform, compiled in November 2017 from FOI requests.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved. We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election …
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
Friends, Families and Travellers launched an online learning programme in April 2017, designed to address key themes and questions that arise in service providers.
The Runnymede Trust in partnership with academics at the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester launched their online project ’Our Migration Story: The Making of Britain’ in September 2016.
This new interactive web-platform will feature news, blogs, project’s findings and updates, such as reports, policy briefs as well as opportunities for collaboration, e.g. events announcements, workshops and face to face training sessions.
In a March 2015 video for The Guardian, Akala argues that racism is a business.
‘Aiming Higher. Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy’ was published by the Runnymede Trust in February 2015.