Research Publications

You can download the all ROTA's research publications below free of charge. 

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Race on the Agenda (July 2008) Building Bridges Final Project report

BBP report coverIn July 2008, ROTA launched the findings of the Building Bridges Project at a youth-led conference. The event highlighted the findings of a two-year youth led study into gangs and the use of weapons in London.

Download the executive summary of the Phase 1 report here.

Download the executive summary of the full report here.

Race on the Agenda (July 2008) Barriers to Employment Skills and Training among Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Londoners. London: ROTA\LGBT Consortium\Urban Inclusion

Barriers to Employment Skills and Training among Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Londoners coverThe purpose of the research was to establish a preliminary baseline dataset of the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) community, supported by primary and secondary research and qualitative narrative on the barriers to employment, skills and training for Londoners with an alternative sexual identity.

ROTA report with LGBT consortium and Urban Inclusion.

Download the executive summary here.

Race on the Agenda (April 2008) Addressing hate crime through Restorative Justice and cross sector partnerships: A London study

RRP report coverThe Restoring Relationships Project (RRP) is a London-wide initiative, which aims to help reduce hate crime and its impact. The project started in June 2006 and is run by Race on the Agenda (ROTA), a social policy think-tank that has been active since 1986. This report presents the findings of the 2 year project and posits recocomendations on how to address hate crime through alternative dispute methodologies and multi-agency partnerships.

Download the report here.

Race on the Agenda (November 2007) The Visible and Hidden Dimensions of London’s Homelessness: A Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Account

Homelessness report coverThe final report of a research project looking at experiences of service provision for BAME homeless individuals and the relationship between BAME and mainstream homelessness organisations.

Download the executive summary here.

Interim Report- Interviews

Findings from the project's indepth interviews with homeless individuals.

Download the interim report here.

Interim Report - Focus Groups

Findings from the project's focus groups with homeless individuals.

Download the interim report here.

MiNet (October 2007) Mapping Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Engagement in Every Child Matters (ECM) Developments in London

Mapping Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Engagement in Every Child Matters (ECM) Developments in London coverThis review aims to build on work already completed and provide more specific feedback about the capacity building needs of the sector to engage with the planning and commissioning of children and young people's services for Children's Trusts. Its focus is Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) VCS engagement in the ECM agenda.

Download the report here.
 

Race on the Agenda (June 2007) Addressing hate crime through Restorative Justice

Addressing hate crime through Restorative Justice coverThis interim report presents the findings from desk research and meetings with key stakeholders in the criminal justice field looking at the applicability of restorative justice for hate crimes.

Download the executive summary here.
 

Race on the Agenda (June 2007) Gauging, Engaging and Balancing: The future of local race equality work in London

Gauging, Engaging and Balancing coverThis research report collected evidence which looked at the current level of provision of racial equality work across London. The report identified potential gaps in the existing infrastructure and developed alternative models to address these gaps and build on best practice. In the changing policy, legislative and institutional environment, this timely report presents evidence based recommendations on how to move forward on race equality in London.

Download the report here.
 

Race on the Agenda (March 2007) Community Reassurance: The role of London's Voluntary and Community Sector

This report is about small community groups that have been working, or would like to work, in the field of community reassurance. The report outlines what they have done so far and how they could be supported to link better with current structures, public services and larger VCS organisations. Better coordination and greater awareness of their work are essential.

Download the executive summary here.
 

Race on the Agenda (April 2003) Bridging the Communication Divide

Bridging the Communication Divide coverThis report brings together the ideas and themes that resulted from several events along with case studies and examples of simple steps that Local Strategic Partnerships' (LSPs)could take to improve communications with BAME communities.
 

Race on the Agenda (March 2002) Challenging Institutional Racism: A toolkit for the voluntary sector

Toolkit coverThis toolkit builds on the valuable work done by the inquiry into the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence and strengthens the Association of London Government's underlying commitment to making racial equality a key component of providing a quality service.

Download the report here.
 

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