My Journey - From Syria to Leicester
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We also provide volunteering opportunities where individuals can, to the benefit of all parties, join with the staff of the TREC in the pursuit of their mission in Leicester & Leicestershire
The Race Equality Centre in Leicester & Leicestershire
Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
We have disabled access
Address: 2nd Floor, Phoenix Yard,
5-9 Upper Brown Street,
Leicester, LE1 5TE
Tel: 0116 2042790
Fax: 0116 2042791
Online Contact Form
Training currently available - [click here for more info]
Conference room available for hire - [click here for more info]
i. Community Development - The Race Equality Centre provides support and advice to individuals, groups and organisations from racial minority backgrounds, which is designed to enhance their ability to proactively participate in political, social and economic activities. TREC's activities include programmes aimed at women and young people, new arrivals and showcasing good practice in the implementation of the Public Duty, working to enhance leadership from within alienated communities.
ii. Public Education - The Race Equality Centre's work encourage campaigns on specific local, regional and national equality issues. This area of work crosses community boundaries. It further cuts across all areas to ensure full recognition of equality of opportunities. TREC's activities include working with new arrivals both within the City and with European partners, developing common monitoring process for racial harassment, engaging with the media on campaigns against extreme political activities, participating in festival/cultural programmes and working with public bodies and service users to enhance consultation in line with the Public Duty.
iii. Policy Development - The Race Equality Centre encourages the implementation of policies and procedures designed to eliminate racial discrimination and promote equality of opportunity in the public, private and voluntary sector. TREC's role in assisting in the development of public sector policies include encouraging those organisations to engage in participation exercises that are real, meaningful and 'fit for purpose'. TREC further works with individuals to enhance their skills and confidence in articulating their concerns regarding the race equality impact of existing and forthcoming policies.
iv. Advice and Support - The Race Equality Centre provides support, advice and information to newly arrived individuals to aid their integration into the City
v. In house tools - The Race Equality Centre's publications for sale include 'I ain't racist but' youth workers toolkit; 'In at the Deep End' mentoring dvd; The Platform - workshop on funding principles. Contact us for more information.
vi. Training programmes - The delivery of bespoke training programmes
vii. Research - The Race Equality Centre undertakes research contracts which complements/informs our mission.