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The Cricketers Wife: Novel by a Black Catholic Writer Leah Guy Mathews

The Cricketer’s Wife                    Is trust possible when your husband is not only tall, dark, and handsome, but also well-to-do, famous, and titled? This is the dilemma of Olivia Reese, Londoner, and mother of two, married for over twenty years to cricketing...

Press Release: CARJ Welcomes Promise to Implement Windrush Recommendations

The Windrush Lessons Learned Review led by Wendy Williams was published on 30 March 2020 with 30 recommendations. The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has accepted all 30 recommendations and promised to implement them. This announcement by the Home Secretary is very welcome. The Government has also established a Windrush Working...

CARJ Briefing: Police, Black People and Racial Justice- 3 June 2020

May George Floyd rest in peace, and may his family see justice done.  We are shocked but not surprised to see protests breaking out across the USA and in other parts of the world – including here in the UK. More than forty years ago, our predecessor – the Catholic...

Letter from Chair of CARJ on Covid-19 and BAME Communities

Dear Friends and Fellow Citizens   The Effect of Covid-19 on Black and Minority Ethnic Communities   A recent report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has made it clear that people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are much more likely to die from the coronavirus than...

Office of National Statistics (ONS) gives more details on Covid-19

Men working in the lowest skilled jobs had the highest rate of death involving Covid-19, according to the Office for National Statistics. Male security guards are at the highest risk - and are more than four times as likely to die from coronavirus than the average man, while the threat...

Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation Funds for Poverty Relief

Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation are making funds available to support charitable crisis funds and foodbanks. Click this link for the form AGCF Application Form - Covid 19 (002)  They ask that any applications are returned to enquiries@theagfoundation.org More details will become available on their website over the coming days.

Poverty Relief and Emergency Grant Funding

For those seeking emergency grant funding, please see the spreadsheet via the link below, compiled by Power to Change. Please spread the word! Spreadsheet Information provided by Steve Summers - Development Worker The United Reformed Church.

Ethnic Minorities and Covid-19

On 23 April 2020, Mrs Yogi Sutton, Chair of CARJ, received an email from Rev Dr Alfred Banya, Head of Chaplaincy at Kings College Hospital in London.  Rev Banya said he had been seeing first hand the devastating effect of the virus on patients and relatives.  He went on to...