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CARJ Briefing on Critical Race Theory (CRT)

Introduction Critical Race Theory began to emerge in the USA during the 1970s in the work of Derrick Bell and others who felt that the progress gained by the Civil Rights Movement had stalled and in some cases was being rolled back.  The first meeting of the CRT Movement was in 1989. ...

Update from the National Catholic Chaplain for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to restrict the number of visits that I am able to make to families living on sites but one of the unexpected benefits of the pandemic has been the way in which modern technology has been used in order to communicate important messages to a wider...

Seminar on School Exclusions

Lord, who shall we go to? You have the message of eternal life.’  (John: 6, 68) This is the seventh workshop in the Series organised by the Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) on Diversity, Inequality and Racism in the UK – A Challenge for Catholic Education: Wednesday 13 October  (4:00 – 5:30) The Workshop...

New Trustees needed for the Charles Plater Trust

Are you motivated to promote Catholic Social Teaching, Thought and Practice? Could you contribute to a grant making Trust dedicated to honouring Father Charles Plater’s SJ commitment to equality and social justice? The Trust is seeking new Trustees to join a committed Board at an exciting point, as it embarks...

Poem

Platelets Fear of conflict leads to victim blame. While you tell me, how to pronounce my name. Don’t worry, I won’t take slight. A thousand ranks down so I’ll be silent and polite. Diversify. Life’s non-binary. Communication styles – can’t you see? Did no one tell you, that more than...

CARJ Summer 2021 Bulletin

Contact CARJ by email (info@carj.org.uk) to be sent our summer 2021 Bulletin with updates on the work CARJ has been involved in from April-September 2021.

ESCHATOI (last)

“Many who are first will be last.” Jesus whispers. Silence. Brown race, black face, eschatoi. The global majority are now ethnic minorities. You’re excluded from the race. Parents teach your child. White race is the FAIR face. School is free! healthcare is free! Death to the foreigner! Only 178 billion...

Invitation – Doing Justice: A Service of Reflection on the Anniversary of the murder of George Floyd

You are invited to this special service broadcast of ‘Doing Justice: A Service of Reflection on the Anniversary of the murder of George Floyd’ taking place next Tuesday 25 May 2021, 7pm via Churches Together in Britain and Ireland’s (CTBI) YouTube channel.  Full details are attached. This ecumenical service, hosting senior church leaders and...

CARJ Briefing on the Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

In the summer of 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed a Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, to examine ‘why so many disparities persist’ and ‘what can be done to eliminate or mitigate them’.  The Commission was specifically tasked to look at ‘race and ethnic disparities in education, employment, crime...