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Workshops on Diversity, Inequality and Racism in the UK

Diversity, Inequality and Racism in the UK – A Challenge for Catholic Education This Series of Workshops for School Chaplains, Teachers and others interested in Catholic Education, has been organised by the Catholic Association for Racial Justice with support from CAFOD’s Development Education Fund.  The Workshops will attempt to relate key...

Windrush Ambassadors Required

Community spirited individuals are being sort to make a real difference by ensuring that more people affected by the Windrush issue can receive the help and support they need, especially during these uncertain times.   What is the Windrush issue? The Windrush issue came to prominence in 2018, it affected long-term residents who could not prove their...

Serving a Multiethnic Society

Revisiting Guidelines set out for reviewing Catholic Organisations and Institutions produced by the Catholic Bishops in 1999 after the Macpherson Report on the Stephen Lawrence police investigation. Serving a Multiethnic Society

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...