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'At the Intersections of Race and Class' Conference - 20 Nov 2017

At the Intersections of Race and Class: Strengthening BMER voices in challenging discrimination and socio-economic disadvantage .

In spite of equality and socio-economic rights existing in legislation, discrimination and inequality has been on the rise and it has become ever more difficult to access justice.

Unison's success in challenging employment tribunal fees, the successful ‘Justice for Workers Campaign’ run by workers and students of SOAS, and collective action of social housing residents across London challenging discrimination and inequality in housing,...Read more

Grenfell Tower Inquiry

The devastating fire at Grenfell Tower has cost at least 80 lives, destroyed livelihoods and traumatised survivors. It has exposed the stark inequality in housing provision in Britain, with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and migrants bearing the brunt of this injustice. Holding those responsible to account is vital.

The ROTA Group and Bramley House Residents Association (BHRA) has put forward a submission to the inquiry, outlining what it thinks should be included in the terms of reference to help shape the inquiry. Now the ROTA Group and BHRA seek joint Core Participant...Read more

20yrs of Race on the Agenda

This year marks our 20th anniversary.

Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is a social policy think tank set up in 1997, devoted to issues that affect Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in London.

Race on the Agenda (ROTA) was originally established in 1984 as Greater London Action for Racial Equality (GLARE) as a membership organisation. Our functions were to provide infrastructure support to London’s Race Equality Councils (RECs) and work closely with the Commission for Race Equality (CRE) to ensure that the Race Relations Act 1976 and the principles underlying it were...Read more